Marten Falls First Nation

Site: Muskeg Thunder Clinic - Mailing Address

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
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) 
  • Organizes prenatal classes as needed 
  • Operates a children's library to encourage child literacy
 
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 child development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Marten Falls First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls 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 807-349-2683
Fax 807-349-2659
Primary Executive Pearl Achneepineskum, Healthy Babies Healthy Children and Family Violence Worker
Alternate Executive Evelyn Baxter, Health Director; Phone: 807-349-2697 * 807-349-2509 ext 224; Email: evelyn.baxter@martenfallsfn.ca
Site Location Community is 170 km NE of Nakina, 300 km NE of Thunder Bay; occupies N and S banks of Albany River
Located In Community Marten Falls First Nation
Address Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
General Delivery 
Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)