Ambulance Services

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Paramedic Service (WAHA PS)

WAHA-PS provides pre-hospital care in all of the listed communities, as well as host support services for WAHA’s First Response Team for surrounding communities.

Locations:

JBAS operates bases in five WAHA communities which include:

  • Attawapiskat
  • Fort Albany
  • Kashechewan
  • Moose Factory
  • Moosonee

WAHA-PS also provides “Host” support for the Peawanuck Emergency First Response Team.

The administration office of WAHA-PS is located in Moosonee. For matters pertaining to ambulance business, please contact their office at (705) 336-2353.

Emergency numbers if people require an ambulance:

  • Moose Factory (705) 658-1111
  • Moosonee (911)
  • Attawapiskat (705) 997-1111
  • Fort Albany (705) 278-1111
  • Kashechewan(705) 275-4004
  • Peawanuck (705) 473-2525**

These emergency numbers are all call forwarded to Timmins Central Ambulance Communications Centre, where they will dispatch an ambulance to the caller.

**Peawanuck is not included in the Timmins Central Ambulance Communications Centre catchment area at this time and calls are managed locally by the Federal Nursing Station..

Accreditation:

The Ministry of Health in Ontario (Emergency Health Services branch) provided WAHA-PS with their updated accreditation standing in 2013 and WAHA-PS met the standards of the Ministry to retain their operator’s license.

Interesting fact:

WAHA-PS is fully accredited with Ontario’s Ministry of Health Emergency Services, and strives to exceed provincial standards. On average, WAHA-PS responds to 400 calls per month.