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Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3 Main reserve is Couchiching 16A with a land area of 24.8 sq miles; second reserve is Agency 1 which is shared with 3 other First Nations

Organization: Couchiching First Nation - Band Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-274-3228
Toll-Free: 1-888-581-0249
Fax: 807-274-6458
Administration Centre
RR 2 RMB 2027
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M3
Street Address:
Administration Centre
107 Hwy 11
Fort Frances
Intersection: Hwy 11 and Couchiching Dr
Location: Community is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Thu 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Executives: Brian Perrault - Chief
807-274-3228 ext 228 *
- Executive Director
807-274-3228 ext 233 *
Public Contacts: Angel Yerxa - Reception
Service Description: Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Couchiching First Nation

Band Office located at Couchiching Drive and Hwy 11 - Reserve is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
Offers the following programs and services to community members:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Couchiching Arena
  • Couchiching Assessment Home
  • Couchiching Bingo Palace
  • Couchiching Child Care Centre
  • Couchiching Fire Department
  • Diabetic Foot Care (Provided by Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Authority)
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Child and Family Care Program
  • Health Services, Health Office
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Health Services, Treatment and Support Service
  • Heron Landing Golf Course
  • Housing Department
  • Lands and Resources Department
  • Ontario First Nations Policing arrangements
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Recreation Centre
  • Toy Lending Library

Meetings: Council meetings: weekly, every Tue at 1:15 pm in Council Chambers at the Administration Centre
Fees: None
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Couchiching First Nation
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Ojibway, available upon request
Area Served:
District of Rainy River  
See Also: Affordable Housing
Emergency Planning and Preparedness
Government Services - Information
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Public Health Promotion

This information was last completely updated on May 29, 2018

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