Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Jeremiah McKay Kabayshewekamik Hostel

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Description
  • Provides a 100-bed hostel for First Nations individuals requiring accommodations for medical reasons
  • Offers client advocacy and support including accompanying elders to appointments and surgery, checking on clients daily during hospital stay and other duties as they arise

Hostel includes:
  • Accommodations
  • Children's play area
  • Domestic kitchen (if individuals wish to cook own food)
  • Family lounge
  • Ground transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry on site
  • Meals and snacks
  • Recreation and social programming
  • Spiritual support

Special Diets
  • Offers special dietary meals for individuals
  • Can include preparations such as diabetic, partial fasting, vegetarian etc
Comments
NOTE: Companion and/or family members accompanying patient/client and staying in same room at hostel are required to each pay $10 per night and are responsible for own food and ground transportation
Eligibility
First Nations individuals requiring accommodations in Sioux Lookout for medical reasons

Residency Requirements: The 33 First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout region
Application Process
  • No advance reservations required; if hostel is fully booked, will accommodate in local hotels
  • Requires proof of medical appointment
Special Diets
Requires advance notification
Fees
Service - Fees for non-insured travel companions ; None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 20, 2018

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