Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Site: Moosonee Site 2 - 3B Moose Dr

Service: Aboriginal Prenatal Support Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides culturally appropriate education, programs and support to improve the health of expectant Aboriginal women and their babies 
  • Promotes pre/post natal nutrition and healthy lifestyles 
  • Provides information and support for all stages of pregnancy, including preparation for labour and delivery 
  • Provides breastfeeding education and information 
  • Offers adult and teen individual and group prenatal classes 
  • Offers home and hospital visits 
  • Provides infant formula and baby food to individuals in an emergency situation 
  • Provides an infant weigh scale for use anytime 
  • Provides referrals to other supports and services 
  • Provides cultural craft times and teachings
 
Nutrition Education 
  • Teaches about shopping on a budget 
  • Advises on pre/postnatal nutrition and food supplements 
  • Offers information and education about gardening
 
Our Family Circle 
  • Offers fellowship and information on parenting and related topics for parents
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Moosonee
Eligibility Urban Aboriginal women who are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant and their infants up to 6 months of age
Application Call to register for program
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 705-336-0331 
705-336-0047
Fax 705-336-0120
Website www.tnfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Aboriginal Prenatal Support Worker
Alternate Contact Sharron Ross, Site Manager; Email: sross@tnfc.ca
Primary Executive Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-268-6262; Fax: 705-268-6266; Email: vnicholson@tnfc.ca
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 3-B Moose Dr
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Intersection Moose Dr and Wavey Cres
Mailing Address PO Box 129 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Heritage Canada -- Aboriginal Friendship Centre Program (AFCP)