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Shibogama First Nations Council
Shibogama Health Authority

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Description
Delivers health and related programs and services to member First Nation communities
  • Assists members with community development to enable First Nations to assume responsibility and to administer health programs themselves
  • Provides nursing care at the Musselwhite Mine Site north of Pickle Lake

Offers advisory and support services in the following areas:

Diabetes Initiative
  • Focuses on the well being and health education of Native people with diabetes
  • Provides a strategy of preventative medicine and promotes self-management of diabetes

Home Support and Long Term Care
  • Focuses on home support services to enable individuals to remain in own home
  • Provides nursing assessment, case management, foot care clinics and advocacy

Infant and Children's Programs
  • Focuses on infant and child health and development through the provision of programs including Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children, Brighter Futures, Early Childhood Development and Maternal & Child Health
  • Provides prenatal and post natal services for pregnant women and new mothers

Medical Transportation Program
  • Oversees travel arrangements for medical appointments
  • Provides travel expenses for patients, physicians and traditional healer visits

Mental Health
  • Promotes the development of good mental health and provides mental health services

National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Provides services and supports for community members struggling with addiction issues
  • Focuses on counselling services, support groups and treatment facilities

Also provides the following programs:
  • Nursing Program
  • Patient Liaison Services
  • Payahtakenemowin
Comments
  • Shibogama First Nations Council is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
  • All member communities belong to Treaty #9
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Shibogama First Nations Council territory
Application Process
Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 1, 2019

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