Flying Post 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-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Flying Post First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Flying Post 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, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-887-3071
Toll Free Phone 1-800-887-3708
Fax 807-887-1138
Website www.flyingpost.ca
Primary Executive Angie McLeod Pitre, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Email: flypostedo@shawbiz.ca
Alternate Executive Cathy Ray, Office Administrator; Email: flypost@shawbiz.ca
Site Location Reserve is along Groundhog River approx 40 km SW of Smooth Rock Falls off Hwy 11 and 70 km NW of Timmins
Located In Community Flying Post First Nation
Address 33 First St
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 1027 
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)