Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Site: Taykwa Tagamou Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk 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-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members and residents of Taykwa Tagamou 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 - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary 705-272-3923 
705-272-3933
Fax 705-272-3902
E-Mail melissa@taykwatagamou.com
Website www.taykwatagamounation.com
Primary Contact Elizabeth Koostachin, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
Primary Executive Pauline Hunter, Health Programs Supervisor; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 247; Email: pauline@taykwatagamou.com
Site Location Community is approx 20 km E of Cochrane on Hwy 574
Located In Community Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Address Lot 3, Concession 3, Brower Township
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
Box 3310 
RR 2 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)