Matachewan First Nation

Site: Health Clinic

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Offers a health clinic with the services of a community health nurse through Wabun Health  
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates basic foot care sessions in individual's home or at clinic  
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling  
  • Provides mental health counselling
 
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 on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse  
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Community Health Program 
  • Cultural Programs 
  • National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Matachewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Matachewan First Nation
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-565-2230
Toll Free Phone 1-866-781-4189
Fax 705-565-2585
E-Mail chr@mfnrez.ca
Website www.matachewanfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Susan Collins, Community Health Representative; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 230; Email: scollins@onehealth.ca
Alternate Executive Cindy Giguere, Community Health Nurse, Wabun Health; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 223
Site Location Community is off Hwy 66 approx 30 km SE of Matachewan, 60 km W of Kirkland Lake
Located In Community Matachewan
Address 1 Moyneur Ave
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 208 
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)