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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention, especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse 
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Blood Pressure, Environmental Health, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of pre-natal care and classes  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Delivery of various health promotional programs such as the Annual Health Fair, Health Career Fair, Active Seniors and Diner's Club 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
Coordinates the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Community Health Injury and Illness Prevention Program 
  • Diabetes Program 
  • Early Childhood Development 
  • Good Food Box Program  
  • Home and Community Care  
  • Maternal Child Health Program 
  • Mental Health and Addictions (The Right Path Counseling & Prevention Services)  
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits 
  • Nutrition Program 
  • Recreation
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nipissing First Nation
  • Requires booked appointments 
  • Transportation provided for events/workshops held at the Health Centre; contact office to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-753-3312
Fax 705-753-5087
Primary Contact Kimberly Lalonde, Health Services Manager; Phone: 705-753-3312 ext 2223; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community Garden Village
Address Lawrence Commanda Health Centre
58 Semo Rd
Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)