North Spirit Lake First Nation

Site: Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station

Service: Maternal Child Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Provides services and programs to enhance the lives of pregnant women and families with infants and young children 
  • Provides screening of new mothers  
  • Offers individual counselling services for pregnancy, child development concerns and related issues 
  • Promotes breast feeding  
  • Offers welcome home bags with baby supplies to all new mothers  
  • Provides baby supplies to low-income families
 
Offers education and information on various topics including: 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness  
  • Child nutrition issues  
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families  
  • Prenatal nutrition
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served North Spirit Lake First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of North Spirit Lake First Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 18 months of age  
  • Provides long term support for families who require additional services  
  • Low-income families eligible for baby supplies; contact Program Coordinator
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-776-0019
Fax 807-776-0063
Primary Contact Trustine Rae, Maternal Child Health Worker; Email: trustinerae@knet.ca
Primary Executive Susan Rae, Health Director; Email: susanrae40@gmail.com
Site Location Community is approx 170 km NE of Red Lake on SW shore of North Spirit Lake
Located In Community North Spirit Lake First Nation
Address Airport Rd
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Maternal Child Health 
Stanley Rae Memorial Health Station 
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
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 - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)