Nelson House

Nelson House is a designated place in northern Manitoba adjacent to the Nelson House 170 Indian Reserve, which is part of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. The community is situated on a bay on the north shore of Footprint Lake 75 km west of Thompson. Provincial Road 391 and a community access road connects the community to Thompson or Leaf Rapids.

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Métis Local #: 48

Population (2021 Census): Nelson House (designated house) - 70Nelson House 170 (reserve) - 2,397

Community Government/Council: The community is represented by a mayor and council under The Northern Affairs Act

Remoteness: Isolated

Available Care

Cancer Navigation Line:
Northern Toll free: 1-855-740-9322 Fax: 1-204-677-5399

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:
CCMB (Winnipeg)

Nearest Community Cancer Program:

Telehealth Access:
Nelson House Medicine Lodge Phone: 204-484-2256 Nelson House Nursing Station Phone: 204-484-2031 Nelson House Wellness Centre Phone: 204-484-2341