Magnetawan First Nation

Site: Magnetawan First Nation Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
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-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Magnetawan 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 705-383-1047
Fax 705-383-2121
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact April Cardinal, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 223; Email: hbhc@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Susan Wheatley, Health Director; Phone: 705-383-1047 ext 234; Email: healthdirector@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Julie Fontaine, Band Manager; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 232; Email: bandmanager@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Hwy 529, RR 1, Site 10, Comp 8
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Britt, ON P0G 1B0
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)