Métis Nation of Ontario - Timmins Métis Council

Site: Timmins 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  
Fx 613-722-4225 
 
Timmins Métis Council is located in MNO Region 3
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 am-4 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Boundaries West to intersection of Woman River/Hwy 560A, then South along Sudbury/Algoma District boundary line to Burwash Lake, East along Timiskaming/Cochrane boundary line to Ont/Que border and North along Ont/Que border to southern shores of Abitibi Lake
Eligibility
  • Métis families with children younger than 6 years of age 
  • Pre/postnatal women
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Home visitation requires advance arrangements
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-264-3939
Toll Free Phone 1-888-497-3939
Fax 705-264-5468
Website www.metisnation.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Richard Aubin, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 705-264-3939 ext 235; Email: richarda@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 Jennifer Frappier, Office Manager; Phone: 705-264-3939 ext 226; Email: jenniferf@metisnation.org
Site Location Near the T & S Variety Store
Located In Community Timmins
Address 347 Spruce St S
Timmins, ON P4N 2N2
 
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Intersection Spruce St S and Dale Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Front entrance is at street level
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)