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Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Health Access Centre

Provides a primary health care clinic for Indigenous individuals and families
  • Coordinates professional services through Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Diabetes Nurse Educator, Registered Dietitian, Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist, Mental Health Therapist and Traditional Healers
  • Offers a combination of Indigenous traditional healing methods and Western medical practices
  • Provides treatment of illnesses and offers routine annual physicals
  • Coordinates documentation if patient receives care from a member of the team
  • Provides well children and baby care, prenatal and postnatal care
  • Administers immunizations
  • Offers basic and advanced foot care services and clinics
  • Provides diabetes education and effective ways to manage the disease
  • Offers health, nutrition education and counselling and referrals to other health care professionals
  • Provides follow-up care and management of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, arthritis and diabetes
Offers a variety of programs and services including the following:
  • Community Support Services
  • Diabetes Program
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Project
  • Mental Wellness and Minobimaadizing Program
  • Traditional Health
Health services are offered in member communities through the following centres:
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek - Shawenekezhik Health Centre
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek - Sagamok Naadwedjige Gamik
  • Indian Friendship Centre of Sault Ste Marie - Health Centre
  • Thessalon First Nation - Health Centre
  • Serpent River First Nation - Kenabutch Health Centre
  • Mississauga First Nation - Health Centre
  • Garden River First Nation - Naan Doo We'an - Garden River Wellness Centre
  • Batchewana First Nation - Health Centre
Indigenous peoples (First Nation Status Off-Reserve, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit) and family members
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • No emergency services available (if emergency, go to Sault Area Hospital Emergency Dept)
Toll Free
705-844-2021 - Health Centre
Web Site
Mailing Address
473 B Hwy 17 W
Serpent River First Nation, P0P 1B0
Executive Director
Carol Eshkakogan
Phone: 705-844-2021 Ext 309
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health (OHIP) card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 31, 2021
473 B Hwy 17 W
Serpent River First Nation, ON, P0P 1B0
  • Located along Hwy 17 W in the community of Cutler near the Serpent River Trading Post
  • Serves as an Aboriginal Health Access Centre
  • Situated within the Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council building

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Hours of Operation
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Medical Doctor: Fri 1:30 pm-4 pm
Nurse Practitioners: Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Batchewana First Nation
  • Garden River First Nation
  • Mississauga First Nation
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Serpent River First Nation
  • Thessalon First Nation