Keewaytinook Okimakanak

Site: Balmertown - 8 Mine Rd

Service: Health Services

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support and guidance for the effective delivery and management of health and related programs and services to member First Nation communities 
  • Provides leadership and input into Keewaytinook Okimakanak (KO) health services planning 
  • Works to develop infrastructure and human resources at the community level for the delivery of the programs 
  • Provides advice and support to front-line health workers within each community including proposal writing, program development, administration and training and professional development
Administers regional programs and services including but not limited to: 
  • Community Health Nursing Services 
  • Diabetes Initiative 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Infant and Children's Programs 
  • Long Term Care 
  • Medical Transportation Program 
  • Mental Health 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) 
  • Regional Crisis Intervention Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Deer Lake First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Keewaywin First Nation ; McDowell Lake First Nation ; North Spirit Lake First Nation ; Poplar Hill First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Keewaytinook Okimakanak Territory
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-735-1381
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-3740
Fax 807-735-1383
Primary Contact Health Secretary; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1312
Alternate Contact Tina Kakepetum Schultz, Health Director; Phone: 807-735-1381 ext 1327; Email:
Located In Community Balmertown
Address 8 Mine Rd
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
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Mailing Address c/o Health Services 
PO Box 340 
Balmertown, ON P0V 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)