Spruce Lodge Boarding Home
Spruce Lodge Boarding Home is a medically approved home that provides meals, accommodation and transportation to registered First Nations clients who come to Prince Albert to access medical services not available in their home community. The program is funded by Health Canada and follows the Non-Insured Health Benefits policy framework. We currently employ 10 full-time and eight casual staff.
As our First Nation population grows, so does the number of clients we assist each year. Over the last year, we assisted 17,986 clients with various programs and services.
Our After-Hours Call Centre continues to be highly utilized. The service is open to all registered Treaty First Nations residing in Saskatchewan who require after hours assistance with meal, travel and accommodation. Assistance is not provided for scheduled appointments, as per our contribution agreement.
Spruce Lodge looks forward to possibly expanding in the coming year to allow us to accommodate a higher number of clients, which will further result in more employment opportunities for our PAGC membership.