Métis Nation of Ontario - Sudbury Métis Council

Site: Sudbury Métis Council

Service: Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Sudbury Métis Council is located in MNO Region 5
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 Greater Sudbury
Boundaries South to Key River, West around tip of Manitoulin Island at Meldrum Bay, North through Onaping Lake to tip of Hwy 805, East to River Valley
Eligibility
  • Métis families with children younger than 6 years of age 
  • Pre/post natal women
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Home visitation requires advance arrangements
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-671-9855
Toll Free Phone 1-866-339-2531
Fax 705-674-9908
Website www.metisnation.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Dale Xilon, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 705-671-9855 ext 225; Email: DaleX@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Richard Sarrazin, Council President; Phone: 705-690-6014; Email: sarrazin1550@gmail.com
Site Location On the corner of Alder St and Applegrove St directly across from Queen's Athletic Field
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 260 Alder St, Upstairs
Sudbury, ON P3C 5P4
 
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Intersection Alder St and Applegrove St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)