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Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
Suite 1100-66 Slater Street  
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H1 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
Fx 613-722-4225  
 
Historic Sault Ste Marie Métis Council is located in MNO Region 4
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
 
Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development 
  • Offers individual prenatal classes on an as needed basis  
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy  
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)  
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Advocacy and support 
  • Emergency supplies for child's basic needs (diapers, formula, baby food and milk)  
  • 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
 
Also offers: 
  • Educational and promotional workshops and presentations to schools, community groups and parents 
  • Hosts cultural events
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility
  • Métis families with children younger than 6 years of age 
  • Pre/postnatal women
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Home visitation requires advance arrangements
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-254-1768
Fax 705-254-3515
E-Mail mno-reception1@shaw.ca
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact Jamie Panco-Fox, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 302
Alternate Contact Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Site Location Next to Orlando's House of Beauty Salon
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 26 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y3
 
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Intersection Queen St E and Gore St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Rear entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)