Dryden Area Family Health Team

Site: Dryden Area Family Health Team

Service: Anishinaabe Community Liaison

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides assistance to Anishinaabe clients in accessing health care at the Dryden Regional Health Centre and the Dryden Area Family Health Team 
  • Bridges gap between western medicine and traditional healing practices
Offers the following services: 
  • Advocacy and support at the Dryden Regional Health Centre 
  • Advocacy to access Non-Insured Health benefits 
  • Collaboration with Health Directors of local First Nations 
  • Language translation for clients and medical professionals in Ojibway and Oji-Cree 
  • Participation in outreach clinics for Anishinaabe people 
  • Referrals to traditional healers as requested 
  • Traditional counselling
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Clinic: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Dryden
Eligibility Anishinaabe people
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None ; Most services covered by OHIP
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-7406
Fax 807-223-7462
E-Mail info.FamilyHealthTeam@drhc.on.ca
Website www.drydenfht.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Anishinaabe Community Liaison
Alternate Contact Lucy Venne Nabb, Director; Phone: 807-223-7406 ext 3128; Email: lvennenabb@drhc.on.ca
Located In Community Dryden
Address 40 Goodall St
Dryden, ON P8N 1V8
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Intersection Goodall St and McMillan Ave
Mailing Address Box 3003 
58 Goodall St 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)