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Head Office Métis Nation of Ontario Suite 1100-66 Slater Street Ottawa, ON K1P 5H1 Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 Fx Fx 613-722-4225 Northwest Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1

Organization: Métis Nation of Ontario - Northwest Métis Council - Community Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-223-4535
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-4889
Fax: 807-223-4855
34B King St
Dryden, ON
P8N 1B3
Intersection: King St and Earl Ave
Location: Beside Wilsons Business Solutions Store
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Shelley Gonneville - Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch
705-254-1768 ext 310 *
Ronald Robinson - Council President
Public Contacts: Janet Hipfner - Community Support Services Coordinator
807-223-4535 ext 303 *
Service Description: Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
  • Provides information, advocacy and support to assist frail, vulnerable and at-risk elderly adults and individuals with care needs to remain in their homes as long as possible
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family

Community Support Services offered:
  • Caregiver support
  • Case management
  • Friendly visiting
  • Service arrangement and coordination
  • Transportation for medical appointments within Dryden and/or assistance with medical appointment arrangements
  • Visiting for social and safety reasons, either in person or on the phone

Fees: None
  • Intake assessment required
  • Transportation arrangements must be booked 24 hours in advance; cancellation as soon as possible appreciated
Eligibility / Target Population:
  • Focus is on frail, vulnerable and at-risk elderly adults and individuals trying to overcome barriers in accessing care such as low income, geographic isolation, language or disability issues or
  • Any local, self-identified Métis resident and their family who require long term care services can access the program
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Cree, Michif; upon request
Area Served:
District of Kenora  
See Also: Care for the Caregiver
Friendly Visiting
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Transportation - Non-Accessible and Volunteer

This information was last completely updated on March 15, 2018

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