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Sheshegwaning First Nation
Health Services

Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Partners with Mnaamodzawin Health Services Inc and Noojmowin Teg Health Centre to provide health services and programs to community members
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals including Doctors and Nurse Practitioners
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates regular foot care sessions with visiting Foot Care Nurse
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the Community Health Nurse
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

Administers the following programs/services:
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness
  • Brighter Futures/Building Healthy Communities
  • Community Food Bank
  • Diabetes Services
  • Elders Drop-In
  • Equipment Closet
  • Home and Community Care Program
  • Medical Transportation
  • Mental Health Program
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Non-Treaty
Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application Process
  • Call to book appointment
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 11, 2018

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