Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Peetabeck Health Services

Service: Health Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Provides a health centre for family medical care through a team of family doctors, nurse practitioners and other health care providers 
  • Offers health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates basic foot care sessions in individual's home or at clinic 
  • Offers a diabetic clinic 
  • Provides a full range of dental treatment offered by the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority 
  • Provides mental health counselling
Farmers Market 
  • Provides affordable fresh fruits and vegetables to community members once every 2 weeks 
  • Works as part of a relationship with Foodshare in Toronto 
  • Sell the fresh produce at the Peetabeck Academy school cafeteria to community members
Also offers the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Family Well Being Program 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Medical Transportation Program 
  • National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
Also houses the Fort Albany Dental Clinic
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort Albany First Nation
  • Registration required for services 
  • Dental services require booked appointments through health clinic reception
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Centre/Dental Clinic: 705-278-1131
Fax 705-278-1069
Primary Contact Administrative Assistant
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address 7 School Rd
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
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Mailing Address c/o Peetabeck Health Services 
PO Box 181 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)