Batchewana First Nation

Site: Batchewana Health Centre

Service: Health Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care  
  • Offers wellness groups for men and women  
  • Provides smoking cessation programs and counselling 
  • Provides traditional ceremonies for health issues, information about traditional herbs and medicines and consultations with traditional healers
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual  
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) 
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Mental health counselling, case management and referrals to other service providers and programs 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
Oversees the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Community Health Program  
  • Family Crisis Shelter 
  • Home and Community Care Program  
  • Medical Transportation  
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) 
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun  
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Areas Served Batchewana First Nation
Eligibility Members of Batchewana First Nation
Application Registration required for programs
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-254-7827
Toll Free Phone 1-855-816-9590
Fax 705-759-8716 
Health Clerk 705-759-6159
Primary Contact Stephenie Twardzik, Front Desk and Human Services Clerk; Phone: 705-254-7827 ext 108; Email:
Alternate Contact Teala Nadjiwon, Director of Human Services; Phone: 705-254-7827 ext 139
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on E boundary of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Batchewana First Nation
Address 210 A Gran St
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6C 0C4
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Intersection Gran St and Batchewana St
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 East Local Health Intergration Network) NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)