Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Supports for individuals living with prediabetes or diabetes
 
Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services in cooperation with the Diabetes Team from the St Joseph's Care Group in Thunder Bay  
  • Offers basic foot care services  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitesand First Nation living with prediabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, or who are at-risk
Application Appointments required; contact the Community Health Representative
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-583-2671
Fax 807-583-2513
Website www.whitesandfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Brenda Kwandibens, Community Health Representative and Diabetes Coordinator
Alternate Executive Angela Nodin, Health Coordinator
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)