Health

Mno-zhi-yaawgamig, the Pic River First Nation Health Centre, is a federally funded, community based program that focuses mainly on health promotion and prevention strategies. The mandate includes the operation, management and implementation of health and social services programming within the community.

Services Provided


  • Community Health Nursing
  • Maternal Child Health programs
  • Healthy Babies/Healthy Children
  • Medical Transportation
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
  • Addiction Prevention
  • Diabetes Prevention/Support Programs
  • Children’s Oral Health Initiative
  • Accreditation
  • NE Mental Wellness & Crisis Team
    • 24 hours crisis response
    • Assistance navigating services and advocacy
    • Counselling services to individuals, families and groups
    • Debriefing/defusing
    • Access to Traditional services
    • Preventative Mental Wellness programming
  • Home & Community Care

Staff Listing


Health & Social Service Director
Erica Perkins

Community Health Nurse
Shelly Livingston

Reception & NIHB Processing
Jocelyn Goodchild
Cindy Boyd

Medical Transportation
Howard Desmoulin

Diabetes Prevention
Tammi Shaw

Addiction Prevention
Kelli Adams

Children’s Oral Health Initiative (COHI)
Andrea Richard
Debbie Crosson

Home & Community Care Coordinator
Melodie Touchette

Home Visiting Nurse
Vanessa Nabigon

NIHB Navigator/Privacy & Security Officer
Lisa Lawrence

Personal Support Worker
Bandy Courchene
Edna Fisher
Katrina Fisher

Home Support Worker
Cheryl Twance
Alex Theriault

NE Mental Wellness & Crisis Team
Coordinator
April Thornton

Counsellors
Carly Gingras
Laryssa Simpson

Cultural Counsellor
Carmella Moses