Batchewana First Nation

Site: Batchewana Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes healthy child development 
  • Provides group information and educational sessions on topics about healthy pregnancy, birth and taking care of baby at home 
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy  
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Follow up via telephone within 48 hours of discharge from hospital  
  • Home visits pre birth to prepare family for new arrival  
  • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers  
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-Jun  
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jul-Aug
Areas Served Batchewana First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Batchewana First Nation with children younger than 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-254-7827
Toll Free Phone 1-855-816-9590
Fax 705-759-8716
Website www.batchewana.ca
Primary Contact Rachelle Lambert, Healthy Babies Educator; Phone: 705-254-7827 ext 135; Email: rlambert@batchewana.ca
Primary Executive Health Director; Phone: 705-254-7827 ext 139
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on E boundary of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Batchewana First Nation
Address 210 A Gran St
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6C 0C4
 
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Intersection Gran St and Batchewana St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)