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Métis Nation of Ontario - Sunset Country Métis Council

Community Support Services


Description
Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
  • Provides information, advocacy and support to assist individuals to remain in their homes as long as possible
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family
Community Support Services offered include:
  • Caregiver support
  • Case management
  • Friendly visiting
  • Service arrangement and coordination
  • Transportation for medical appointments within Fort Frances and/or assistance with medical appointment arrangements
  • Visiting for social and safety reasons, either in person or on the phone
Eligibility
  • Focus is on frail, vulnerable and at-risk elderly adults and individuals trying to overcome barriers in accessing care such as low income, geographic isolation, language or disability issues or
  • Self-identified Métis persons of any age who require care in order to remain in their homes
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Transportation arrangements must be booked 24 hours in advance; cancellation as soon as possible appreciated
Toll Free
1-888-793-3334
Office
807-274-1386
Fax
807-274-9773
Web Site
https://www.sunsetcountrymetis.com
Email
metisofsunsetcountry@gmail.com
Mailing Address
426 Victoria Ave
PO Box 403
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2C3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Yvonne Friesen, Community Support Services
Phone: 807-861-1076
Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch
Shelley Gonneville
Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 8, 2023
Address
426 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2C3
  • Located on Victoria Ave near the Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Closest intersection is at Victoria Ave N near Church St

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

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Fort Frances