Mattagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Primary Tribal 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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Mattagami First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Mattagami First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-894-2072
Toll Free Phone 1-888-269-7729
Fax 705-894-2887
E-Mail info@mattagami.com
Website www.mattagami.com
Primary Contact Pauline McKay, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children Worker
Site Location Community is 5 km off Hwy 144 approx 20 km NE of Gogama, 70 km S of Timmins
Located In Community Gogama
Address 75 Helen St
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 99 
Gogama, ON P0M 1W0
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)