Brunswick House First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brunswick House First Nation
  • Members of Brunswick House First Nation and other First Nation members residing in the community with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-0248
Fax 705-864-0342
Primary Contact Beverly Saunders, Health Centre Reception; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 253
Primary Executive Melissa Black, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 266; Email:
Alternate Executive Diana McCartney, Health Director; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 255; Email:
Site Location Reserve is off Hwy 101E approx 10 km E of Chapleau
Located In Community Brunswick House First Nation
Address 1 Kanata St
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 1178 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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)