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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Shibogama First Nations Council is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
  • All member communities belong to Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides consultation, advisory services and administration support for the nursing programs in each of the member communities 
  • Provides assistance with nurse recruitment
Advisory and consultation available to Shibogama nurses for: 
  • Delivery of health care through clinics, health centres and nursing stations 
  • Health promotion, prevention, immunization, communicable disease control, health teaching, home visits, community visits, prenatal and post natal teaching, well baby clinics, school health, adult health, chronic disease and long term care 
  • Assistance in accessing all health programs, education and promotional materials, and health professionals located in Sioux Lookout
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kasabonika Lake First Nation ; Kingfisher Lake First Nation ; Wapekeka First Nation ; Wawakapewin First Nation ; Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Shibogama First Nations Council 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 807-737-2662
Toll Free Phone 1-866-877-6057
Fax 807-737-4099
Primary Contact Cheryl Gervais, Interim Nursing Director; Phone: 807-737-2662 ext 2260; Email:
Alternate Contact Health Director; Phone: 807-737-2662 ext 2236
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 81 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A5
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Intersection King St and 6th Ave
Mailing Address c/o Nursing Program 
PO Box 449 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A5
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)