Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Site: Moosonee - Ferguson Rd N

Service: James Bay Ambulance Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Ambulance numbers for emergencies are: 
  • Attawapiskat: 705-997-1111 
  • Fort Albany: 705-278-1111 
  • Kashechewan: 705-275-4004 
  • Moose Factory: 705-658-1111 
  • Moosonee: 9-1-1 
  • Peawanuck: 705-473-2525
NOTE: These emergency numbers are all call forwarded to Timmins Central Ambulance Communications Centre, where they will dispatch an ambulance to the caller except for Peawanuck where the calls are managed locally by the Federal Nursing Station
Description (Service)
  • Provides pre-hospital ambulance care in all communities of Weeneebayko region 
  • Provides paramedic support services for First Response teams in region 
  • Fully accredited with Ministry of Health in Ontario (Emergency Health Services Branch)
Marine Transfers 
  • Coordinates volunteer marine ambulance transfer services between the summer months 
  • Provides the service only as a last resource to facilitate a patient transfer from Moosonee to Moose Factory or Moose Factory to Moosonee, if no Air Ambulance service is available
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm 
Emergencies Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation - Peawanuck
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Telephone for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees Service
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 705-336-2350 
Ambulance Services 705-336-2353
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-336-2351
Website www.waha.ca
Primary Contact Jeff Gunner, Interim Director of Ambulance Services; Phone: 705-336-2353; Email: jeff.gunner@waha.ca
Site Location Located in Moosonee on the mainland near the mouth of Moose River
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 78 Ferguson Rd N
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
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Intersection Ferguson Rd N and Wavey Cres
Mailing Address c/o James Bay Ambulance Services 
Box 370 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1950
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)