Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Site 2

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development 
  • Offers parents with Traditional and Western knowledge of pregnancy and baby care 
  • Offers Cultural Workshops and Activities such as beading and moccasin making 
  • Offers medicine walks, community kitchens and infant massage classes 
  • Provides referrals for prenatal classes  
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Nutritional supports for pregnant mothers and their children aged 0-6 years  
  • Follow up via telephone within 48 hours of discharge from hospital  
  • Home visits prenatal and postnatal to support family  
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
 
Car Seat Inspections 
  • Provides trained inspections for child and infant car seats 
  • Provides car seat installations 
  • Provides information on regulations concerning child car seats
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Car Seat Inspections: drop in during regular hours
Areas Served Ear Falls ; Red Lake
Eligibility Off-reserve Aboriginal individuals and families with children under 6 years of age
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-727-3000
Toll Free Phone 1-877-886-8988
Fax 807-727-3790
E-Mail friends@rlifc.ca
Website www.rlifc.ca
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Primary Contact Diane Bennett, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 807-727-3000 ext 32 * (Cell) 807-630-5597
Primary Executive Donald Copenace, Executive Director; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 224; Email: director@rlifc.ca
Alternate Executive Monique Tougas, Executive Assistant; Phone: 807-727-3000 ext 26; Email: operations@rlifc.ca
Site Location Close to Kinsmen Beach
Located In Community Red Lake
Address Training & Conference Center
114 Forestry Rd
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
 
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Intersection Forestry Rd and Sunset Rd
Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 244 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal