The Fort William First Nation First Response Team provides a wide range of services to the community of Fort William First Nation. The teams primary service is providing emergency response to dispatched 911 medical calls within the community.
Aside from responding to emergency medical calls, the team provides community involvement services such as providing on-site medical coverage to community events as well as public relations for other types of duties.
The First Response Team plays an active role in Emergency Management for the community of Fort William First Nation as well as responding to disaster callouts for neighboring communities if required. The First Response Team provides emergency response to in-community disasters in the event of a large scale incident.
The First Response Team is operated solely by volunteers. Community members and individuals who are not from the community that are interested in helping others and providing emergency response services to our community make up our First Response Team. This skilled team of volunteers are responsible for responding to dispatched 911 calls and treating members of the community when they are experiencing a medical emergency.