Lac La Croix First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Lac La Croix First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Lac La Croix Band office) 
  • Aa-kwii-no-win and Family Services 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Department, Zhingwako Zaiganing Public School 
  • Health Centre 
  • Health Centre, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Centre, Brighter Futures 
  • Health Centre, Building Healthy Communities 
  • Health Centre, Community Wellness Worker 
  • Health Centre, Immunization Clinic 
  • Health Centre, Medical Transportation 
  • Health Centre, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program 
  • Health Centre, Walk-In Clinic 
  • Housing Department 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Operations & Maintenance
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Lac La Croix First Nation
Eligibility Members of Lac La Croix First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-485-2431
Fax 807-485-2583
Primary Contact Vanessa Geyshick, Receptionist; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2221
Alternate Contact Trisha Allen, Executive Secretary; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2229; Email:
Primary Executive Clayton Ottertail, Chief; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2222; Email:
Alternate Executive Sonny McGinnis, Director of Operations; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2224
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Atikokan on Hwy 11; then S on Flanders Rd for 80 km
Located In Community Lac La Croix First Nation
Address 104 Main St, Neguaquon Lake IR 25D
Lac La Croix, ON P0T 1C1
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Intersection Flanders Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address c/o Lac La Croix Band Office 
PO Box 640 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
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 - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and four Band Council members elected every two years under the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Jan 2020