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Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a wellness program to ensure all inclusive, efficient, timely service delivery for preschool children to assist them in maintaining an optimal level of health 
  • Provides a wholistic approach that focuses on physical, emotional, mental and education wellness during the child's early years
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sandy Lake First Nation with children 6 years of age and younger
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-774-3464
Fax 807-774-1585
Primary Contact Jennifer Meekis, Child Wellness Coordinator/Centre Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Joan Rae, Health Director; Phone: 807-774-1133; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
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Mailing Address c/o Child Wellness Program 
PO Box 20 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)