Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members  
  • Coordinates health care services through Community Health Nurse, Community Health Representative, Clerk and Diabetes worker 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops  
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Immunization, Sexual Health, Smoking Cessation and Communicable Diseases 
  • Administers a Safe Needle Exchange program and functions as the safe needle exchange and safe inhalation kit pick-up and drop-off site
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual  
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment  
  • Advocacy and support 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
 
Hosts a variety of annual community events including: 
  • Annual Health Fair 
  • Children's Christmas celebration and 55+ Christmas celebration 
  • Community bazaars 
  • Family picnic 
  • Family walk 
  • Halloween Drop-in 
  • NIIBIN Day Camp
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Fort William First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort William First Nation
Application
  • Requires booked appointments 
  • For Safe Needle Exchange program information call Addictions and Wellness Worker
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-8802
After Hours Phone 807-472-7701
Fax 807-623-8312
E-Mail healthcentrereception@fwfn.com
Website www.fwfn.com
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Primary Contact Luanne Maki, Health Centre Manager; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 209; Email: Luanne@fwfn.com
Alternate Contact Melissa Ward, Administrative Officer; Phone: 807-622-8802
Primary Executive Karen Bannon, Director of Health and Social Services; Phone: 807-623-6543 ext 230; Email: karen@fwfn.com
Alternate Executive Loretta Collins, Addictions and Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 207
Site Location Fort William Reserve is located on W shore of Lake Superior, south of and adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Fort William First Nation
Address 90 Anemki Dr, Suite 100
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1L3
 
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Intersection Anemki Dr and Mission Rd
Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
90 Anemki Dr, Suite 100 
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L3
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)