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Ginoogaming First Nation
101 Poplar Cres, Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Ginoogaming First Nation

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 

Reserve is road accessible approximately 310 km N from Thunder Bay on Hwy 11 
Community members conduct all business affairs such as banking and grocery shopping in Longlac, a 5-minute drive from reserve

Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Ginoogaming First Nation
Agency Services

Aboriginal Head Start Program
Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
Child and Family Support Program
Crisis Intervention
Economic Development
Education Authority
Employment Counselling Service
Extended Health Benefits
Fire Department
Health Centre
Homemakers Program
Housing Department
Immunization Clinic
Medical Transportation Program
National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Ontario Works
Operations and Maintenance
Social Support Services
Youth Program

Description (Service)

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation

Provides the following programs and services: 

Administration (Band office) 
Aboriginal Headstart Program  
Economic Development (Rocky Shore Development Corporation) 
Employment Counselling Service 
Ginoogaming Education Authority  
Fire Department  
Health Centre 
Health Centre, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
Health Centre, Child & Family Support  
Health Centre, Crisis Intervention 
Health Centre, Immunization Clinic 
Health Centre, Medical Transportation 
Health Centre, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program 
Health Centre, Youth Program  
Housing Department  
Ontario Works 
Ontario Works, Homemakers Program 
Ontario Works, Social Support Services  
Operations and Maintenance

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ginoogaming First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site

Education Authority
Employment Counselling Service
Fire Department
Housing Department
Operations and Maintenance
Social Support Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 807-876-2242
Toll Free Phone 1-888-570-8942
Fax 807-876-2495
E-Mail ***@***.***
Website www.ginoogaming.ca
Primary Contact Kristin Gagnon, Secretary; Email: ***@***.***
Primary Executive Celia Echum, Chief; Email: ***@***.***
Alternate Executive Ernest Waboose, Band Manager; Email: ***@***.***
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address 101 Poplar Cres
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Ginoogaming First Nation Band Office 
PO Box 89 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Elections Chief and 6 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral System; next election Aug 2017

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