Ginoogaming First Nation

Site: New Ginoogaming Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community  
  • Provides transportation from/to Ginoogaming First Nation Reserve to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Longlac, Geraldton and Thunder Bay 
  • Provides assistance with making arrangements for any medical appointments out of town such as booking appointments, hotels, and completing applications for mileage compensation
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ginoogaming First Nation who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability
Application
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-876-2732 
807-876-2834
Fax 807-876-1614
Website www.ginoogaming.ca
Primary Contact Priscilla Gibbins, Referral Clerk; Email: priscilla.gibbins@ginoogamingfn.ca
Primary Executive Vanessa Legarde, Community Health Representative; Email: vanessa.legarde@ginoogamingfn.ca
Alternate Executive Gertrude Chapais, Medical Driver; Email: gertrude.chapais@ginoogamingfn.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address 203 Balsam Rd
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Medical Transportation 
PO Box 89 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)