Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Medical Building

Service: Healthy Living Food Box

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Operates a community-based food purchasing system that makes fresh fruits and vegetables available to community members 
  • Charges a small fee each month from participants in exchange for a large box of fresh fruits and vegetables  
  • May provide a monthly flyer with healthy recipes, storage tips and helpful information
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
  • Contact Joanne Copenace to place order 
  • Must order and pay by first Tue of every month 
  • Food boxes delivered on third Wed of every month
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees Program - $20 fee for Food Box ; None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2339
Fax 807-484-2789
E-Mail onegaming@hotmail.com
Website www.onigaming.ca
Primary Contact Joanne Copenace, Healthy Living Food Box Coordinator and Family Home Visitor; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 22; Email: joanne.copenace@onigaming.ca
Alternate Contact Hazel Copenace, Health Director; Phone: 807-484-2339 ext 27; Email: hazel.copenace@onigaming.ca
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Medical Building
68 Ball Park Rd
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Living Food Box 
PO Box 160 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
Physical Access Not 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)