Wiichihiituwin provides lodging and local transportation to and from your appointment.
Wiichihiituwin must have your contact number for any possible changes to your appointment, for transportation and for financial issues.
Let your local CMC know before arrival if you are staying in a private home or another hotel—some benefits might not be available.
Private home: $30/day
Your host fills out a lodging claim form that you submit to Wiichihiituwin.
Other hotel: $30/day
You must fill out a lodging claim form and submit it to Wiichihiituwin.
Boarding homes (Val d’Or)
Boarding homes provide breakfast, lunch and supper + snacks, and a lunch bag for traveling home by bus or taxi.
Before you eat at a restaurant, call Wiichihiituwin to make sure the meal is an authorized expense. Save your receipt for reimbursement.
Daily Meal Allowance
Adults and Children older than 5 years
Breakfast: $10, lunch: $14, supper: $20
Children 3 months to 5 years
Breakfast: $8, lunch: $10, supper: $15
Children younger than 3 months
At Hotel Espresso, meals are provided; meal tickets are issued at the reception—if not available, call the Wiichihiituwin office. There is also a community kitchen on the SS level (basement) where you can cook.
Forms can be picked up and submitted to Wiichihiituwin offices (6th floor, 1055 René Levesque Est or 2nd floor, Espresso Hotel).
Val d’Or, Chibougamau and Chisasibi
Wiichihiituwin receptionist. After form is filled out, reimbursement can take up to 8 weeks.
Please note that for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic the Cree Health Board has imposed new health and safety measures for medical travel. These measures are subject to change. Please visit our COVID-19 page for the latest updates.
Remember to bring your proof of COVID-19 vaccination.