Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Site: Community Centre

Service: Brighter Futures Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (not part of a Tribal Council) 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Offers a variety of programming to support expecting parents and families with young children 
  • Programs support healthy pregnancies, child development and family living
 
Program participants are provided access to: 
  • Emergency food, if required 
  • Facilitated parenting groups  
  • Free clothing exchange  
  • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers  
  • Home visits pre-birth to prepare family for new arrival 
  • Indoor playground 
  • Prenatal food supplements  
  • Prenatal nutrition groups
 
Note: Transportation and child care is available to all participants
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation 
  • Expecting parents and families with children under 6 years of age
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-928-2000
Fax 807-928-2040
E-Mail destaniskunk@knet.ca
Website www.mishkeegogamang.ca
Primary Executive Destani Skunk, Brighter Futures Coordinator
Alternate Executive Connie Gray McKay, Chief; Phone: 807-928-2414 * (Cell) 807-323-2083; Email: conniegraymckay@knet.ca
Site Location Community is along Hwy 599, approx 20 km S of Pickle Lake on shores of Lake St Joseph
Located In Community Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Address 23B James Rd
Mishkeegogamang First Nation, ON P0V 2H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Brighter Futures 
General Delivery 
Mishkeegogamang, ON P0V 2H0
Physical Access Fully 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