Deer Lake First Nation

Extended Health Benefits

Home Agency Service

Description
Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs

Benefits are determined based on need and may include:
  • basic dental care
  • diabetic supplies
  • eyeglasses
  • hearing aids
  • prescription drugs
  • surgical supplies and dressings
  • transportation for medical appointments
Eligibility
Members of Deer Lake First Nation 16-65 years of age

Individuals and families who:
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Process
Individuals may apply by contacting the office
Office
807-775-2141 - Alternate 807-775-2100
Fax
807-775-2220
Web Site
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Mailing Address
Box 39
c/o Deer Lake Band Office
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Maureen Meekis, Ontario Works Administrator
Email: maureenmeekis@knet.ca
Ontario Works Administrator
Carolyn Meekis
Email: carolynmeekis@knet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed application required
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible with side ramp but no automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Not accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 13, 2022
Address
Deer Lake Band Office
Deer Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1N0
  • Community is located 180 km N of Red Lake on NE shore of Deer Lake
  • Reserve is only accessible by air year-round at Deer Lake Airport and a seasonal winter road from Pickle Lake, via the Northern Ontario Resource Trail and through North Spirit Lake First Nation or the winter road N from Red Lake

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Deer Lake First Nation