Matachewan First Nation

Site: Health Clinic

Service: Medical Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Delivers medical transportation services and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements 
  • Provides transportation within the community for individuals accessing health services 
  • Provides assistance with completing prior approval applications for long distance medical appointments 
  • Offers assistance with arrangements for accommodation and travel details for individuals attending medical appointments at Kirkland Lake, Timmins, Iroquois Falls or elsewhere
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Matachewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Matachewan First Nation who require assistance with medical transportation due to illness, injury or age
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 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, Medical Transportation Coordinator and Community Health Representative; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 230; Email: scollins@onehealth.ca
Alternate Executive Leonil Boucher, Medical Van Driver; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 230
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 Medical Transportation 
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)