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Batchewana First Nation

Extended Health Benefits


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 Batchewana First Nation 16-65 years of age

Individuals and families who:
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or
  • 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
1-855-816-9590
Office
705-759-0914 - Band Office
Fax
705-254-4392
Web Site
https://www.batchewana.ca
Mailing Address
Administration Office
236 Frontenac St
Batchewana First Nation, ON, P6A 6Z1
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Rachel Boissoneau, Intake Worker
Email: rachel@batchewana.ca
Phone: 705-759-0914 Ext 219
Niigaaniin Program Manager
Rhonda A Lesage
Email: rlesage@batchewana.ca
Phone: 705-759-0914 Ext 220; Cell 705-257-8581
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed application required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 14, 2022
Address
Administration Office, 236 Frontenac St
Batchewana First Nation, ON, P6A 6Z1
  • Administration/Band Office is located at Frontenac St in Batchewana First Nation
  • Closest intersection is at Frontenac St and Batchewana St
  • Situated near Rankin Arena and across the road from KIA dealership
  • Administrative Office is located on Rankin Reserve which is bordered on 3 sides by the city of Sault Ste Marie
  • Reserve is along Hwy 17 adjacent to and along E boundary of Sault Ste Marie
  • Consists of 4 settlements: Goulais Bay Reserve 15A, Obadjiwan Reserve 15E, Whitefish Island Reserve and the main settlement of Rankin Reserve 15D

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 to 1630
Tue
0830 to 1630
Wed
0830 to 1630
Thu
0830 to 1630
Fri
0830 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Batchewana First Nation