Information for Students
To request assistance for eyeglasses, book your appointment directly with any optician. The optician then calls the Prior Approval Centre in Ottawa to see if you are eligible. Please note-Non-Insured Health Benefits program just covers basic costs for frames and fittings. Tinted glasses, fancy frames, and contact lenses are not covered. Eye Exams are no longer covered.
Indian Status Card
Applications for an Indian Status card are available in the Membership office at the Wikwemikong Band Office. Telephone, (705) 859-3122, ext 301/302 or Toll Free 1-800-880-1406.
Please call the membership office, as there may be a minimum fee involved.
Tips/Guides for Indigenous learners