Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

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Record #: LON2695 Last Modified: 29 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 11 Aug 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-289-5641
Toll Free Phone1-866-550-5539
Fax519-289-2378
E-Mailinfo@cottfn.com
Websitewww.cottfn.com
Primary ContactStephanie French, Community Health Representative; Phone: 519-289-5641 ext 224; Email: sfrench@cottfn.com
Alternate ContactMonica Hendrick, Community Health Representative; Phone: 519-289-5641 ext 222; Email: monicah4@cottfn.com
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameChippewas of the Thames First Nation
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Primary ExecutiveKimberly Fisher, Health Administrator; Phone: 519-289-5641 ext 223; Email: kfisher@cottfn.ca
Alternate ExecutiveDawn-Estelle Miskokomon, Social Services Director; Phone: 519-289-5641 ext 240; Email: dmiskokomon@cottfn.com
FundingFederal ; Private ; Provincial
Description and Service Details
DescriptionHealth centre providing family medical care and community-based health programs * team of community health representatives, community health nurse and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services

Culturally appropriate programs and services for Aboriginals, combining traditional health and Western medical practices * aims to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health

Health education - Provides variety of health education programs that focus on community needs * available for one-to-one discussions or groups

Immunization - Available by appointment or drop-in for regular immunization by Community Health Nurse * influenza clinics available

School Health Services - Community Health Nurse and Community Health Representatives make regular visits to Wiiji Nimbawiyaag Elementary School, Chippewa Daycare and Chippewa Headstart Program * health education * immunizations * pediculosis checks bi-monthly

Home and Community Care - Health services provided in a home or community setting for older adults, persons with disabilities, or injured persons * includes nursing care, personal support, foot care available first Wednesday of the month 1pm-3pm * appointment required, homemaking, meal preparation, and respite care

Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure Screening Clinics - Screening of blood sugar, blood pressure and weight checks during special clinic days and drop-in

Environmental Health Program - Public health safety and education * monitors potential hazards through Rabies Clinics, Water Sampling, Home Assessments, Carbon Monoxide

National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program - Prevention, intervention, and follow up services for people with addictions * counselling offered for depression, grief and loss * appointment required

Non-Insured Health Benefits for Clients - Supplementary health benefits, including prescriptions and non-prescription drugs, medical equipment and supplies for registered Indians in Canada

Canada’s Prenatal Nutrition Program - Educational classes related to pregnancy and nutrition * prenatal classes for both mothers and fathers

Loan Cupboard Medical Supplies and Equipment - Provides a variety of medical equipment for community members to borrow including crutches, bath chairs and wheelchairs
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedMiddlesex County
BoundariesChippewas of the Thames First Nation
EligibilityChippewas of the Thames First Nation
ApplicationCall or visit * valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
LanguagesEnglish ; Ojibwa
FeesFree
Site Information
Site LocationSouth Middlesex
Located In CommunityMuncey
Address & Map
322 Chippewa Rd
Muncey, ON N0L 1Y0
IntersectionSutherland Rd (Chippewa Rd) and Longwoods Rd
Mailing AddressRR 1LCD 
Muncey, ON N0L 1Y0
AccessibilityFully Accessible