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Couchiching First Nation

Extended Health Benefits

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Description
Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs

Benefits are determined based on need and may include:
  • basic dental care
  • diabetic supplies
  • eyeglasses
  • hearing aids
  • prescription drugs
  • surgical supplies and dressings
  • transportation for medical appointments
Eligibility
Members of Couchiching First Nation 16-65 years of age and living on-reserve

Individuals and families who:
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months,
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Process
Individuals can apply by contacting the office
Toll Free
1-888-581-0249
Office
807-274-3228 - Band Office
Fax
807-274-1515 - Confidential fax
Web Site
http://www.couchiching.ca
Email
cfnreception@vianet.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box RMB 2027
RR 2
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Krystal Windego, Intake and Clerical
Phone: 807-274-3228 Ext 269
Ontario Works Administrator
Lucille Morrisseau
Phone: 807-274-8832
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed application required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2022
Address
107 Hwy 11, Administration Centre
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
  • Community is located off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
  • Main reserve is Couchiching 16A with a land area of 24.8 sq miles; second reserve is Agency 1 which is shared with 3 other First Nations
  • Administration Centre is located at intersection of Hwy 11 and Bruyere Ave on Couchiching First Nation¬†

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1600

Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm; Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Couchiching First Nation