Health Services

For a happier and healthier community.

Moose Cree Health Services is committed to providing quality care through programs and services that promote individual and family health.

Moose Factory Health Centre

The Moose Factory Health centre is located in the Moose Cree Complex by the back parking lot entrance, and is open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Programs and Services

Health care for infants, children, adolescents, adults, and elders:

  • Prenatal and postpartum health
  • Diabetes support
  • Blood pressure and blood glucose screenings
  • Healthy Home inspections
  • Grief Edu-Therapy program
  • Ontario Health Card renewal
  • Birth registration / certificates
  • Dog registration
  • Community garden
  • Moss bag making

Communicable Disease

A communicable disease is one that is spread from one person to another through a variety of ways that include: contact with blood and bodily fluids; breathing in an airborne virus; or by being bitten by an insect.

  • Tuberculosis screenings and referrals
  • Sexually transmitted infections prevention and referrals
  • Confidential testing and treatment of chlamydia and gonorrhea
  • Immunizations
  • Influenza clinics
  • Well Baby clinics
  • Head lice treatment and education

Maternal Child Health and Healthy Babies Healthy Children

  • Newborn care and postpartum support
  • Home visiting program
  • Prenatal and postpartum CPNP voucher program
  • Prenatal classes
  • Family planning and pregnancy testing
  • Prenatal Meal Bag program
  • Child car seat lending program
  • Child developmental screening
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness program

Diabetes Support

  • Walk-in clinics: WAHA diabetes program, glucose screening, and foot care
  • Lemon Cree classes
  • Community kitchen
  • Kids in the Kitchen program
  • Diabetes Meal Bag program
  • Nutrition Bingo for elders and youth

Call the Moose Factory Health Centre at 705-658-4220.

Home and Community Care

The Home and Community Care program  provides supportive, palliative and acute care to seniors. Our staff consists of nurses, personal support workers, and homemakers. Together, we help our elders with their day to day activities so they can remain independent at home for longer.


Assessments, treatments, rehabilitation and one-on-one teaching to enhance independence.

Personal Support Services
Dressing, personal hygiene, assisting with mobility, medication monitoring, footcare, use and other routine activities of daily living.

Shopping, housecleaning, and meal preparation for seniors that wish to remain in their own residences but are unable to perform the duties safely themselves.

Security Checks and Visits
Visits to assure client health and safety. Services provided will be determined by their clinical condition and environment.

Community Support Services
For elders who are unable to maintain their home or yard. Services include yard maintenance, snow removal, and garbage disposal.

Palliative Care
Support and services for individuals who wish to end their journey of life at home.

Who is this program for?

The Home and Community Care program is for individuals who meet the eligibility criteria of the program:

  • Frail Elderly Person: 60 years old and over (effects of the aging process, a previous illness or injury)
  • Disabilities: an individual with physical limitations that will continue for a prolonged period of time. To be determined by a physician.
  • Acute illness: an individual with an acute illness that is considered temporary or short term.
  • Chronic Illness: an individual with who is frail or disabled as a result of a long-term illness.
  • Convalescence: a person who has experienced an acute illness at home or who is discharged from hospital after an accident, illness or injury.

Referrals will be accepted from the applicant, family members, friends, doctors, nurses, hospital discharge

planners and other community resources. The Home Care Nurse will assess the client needs and determine the types of services he or she will require.

This program addresses the needs of high-risk seniors who require support in meeting their activities of daily living. The staff consist of coordinators, nurses, personal support workers, home makers, and community support services.

Elders Outreach Program

  • Transportation services Monday to Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Also available during social events and community meetings.
  • A voice for the elders, advocating on their behalf to address home repair and accessibility issues
  • Home and hospital visits
  • Various application form assistance
  • Referrals to other internal and external programs and services
  • Translation and interpretation services
  • Assistance with social function planning


Contact the Elders Outreach Worker at 705-658-4619 ext. 280.


Counsellors provide a safe and confidential space to listen and talk about feelings, thoughts, problems, and stressors. We can help you create a personal wellness plan to assist you on your healing journey, and provide techniques to help you deal with strong feelings.

As a client, you can expect to receive professional quality and confidential services specifically designed to meet your own wellness goals with the caring support of qualified Health Services counsellors.


Moose Cree Health Services offers the following counselling services:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Critical incident debriefing
  • Individual counselling
  • Couples counselling
  • Family counselling
  • Group therapy
  • Community group based prevention programs
  • Community / school psychoeducational presentations

Types of issues we work with

People seek counselling for a wide variety of reasons, some of which include:

  • Emotional regulation
  • Grief
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Effects of abuse
  • Family transitions
  • Parenting
  • Sexuality
  • Stress
  • Bullying and lateral violence
  • Self harm
  • Self esteem
  • Coping skills
  • Addictions

Counselling services are available Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. To set up an appointment, call 705-658-4619 ext. 256.

Community Recreation Activator

Exercise improves your physical and mental health. Even a short 10 minute burst of brisk walking can yield positive results. Activities organized by our Community Recreation Activator encourages the community to get active and healthy!

Find schedules and other program updates on our Facebook page.

Seasonal and Ongoing Events

We’re always trying new activities, and we welcome your suggestions. Here are a few of our more regular events:

  • Fitness classes, camps, and groups
  • Various Sport camps
  • Hockey, ball hockey, and broomball recreational tournaments
  • Recreational skating
  • Soccer, basketball, baseball, and volleyball leagues
  • Aboriginal Day festivities
  • Gathering of our People olympics / Amazing Race
  • Parents and Tots skating
  • School intramurals
  • Elders cookouts
  • Bubble soccer

Become a volunteer!

Volunteers are essential to the success of many of our programs and we welcome all the help we can get! Please call us at 705-658-4619 ext. 256 if you’re interested in volunteering.