Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Health department providing services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Offers primary health care including treatment and emergency services 
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing staff, Community Health Representative, visiting physicians and Family/Home Support workers 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse 
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers a palliative care program when required
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
 
Coordinates the following programs: 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Early Childhood Development 
  • Elder's Complex 
  • Home Support 
  • Medical Transportation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Emergency Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitesand First Nation
Application Appointments highly recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-583-2671
Crisis Phone 807-583-2671, after hours calls forwarded to on-call Nurse
Fax 807-583-2513
Website www.whitesandfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Angela Nodin, Health Coordinator
Alternate Executive Renee Kwandibens, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is directly N of Armstrong, 235 km N of Thunder Bay at end of Hwy 527 which branches off Hwy 11/17
Located In Community Whitesand First Nation
Address Doug's Dr, Armstrong Stn
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Department 
PO Box 68 
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
Physical Access Not 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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)