Webequie First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

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)  
 
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-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Webequie First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Webequie First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Home visits require prior arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-353-7241
Fax 807-353-1551
Website www.webequie.ca
Primary Executive Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Jeffrey Jacob, Health Director; Email: jeffreyj@webequie.ca
Site Location Community is 250 km NE of Pickle Lake, 540 km N of Thunder Bay, on northern peninsula of Eastwood Island in Winisk Lake
Located In Community Webequie First Nation
Address Webequie
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 90 
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)