Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Keewaywin Nursing Station

Service: Brighter Futures Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Nursing Station is located at 204 Band Office Rd
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-5 pm
Areas Served Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Keewaywin 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-771-1407
Toll Free Phone 1-866-437-9505
Fax 807-771-1078
Website www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Karen Kakepetum, Health Assistant; Email: karenkakepetum@knet.ca
Primary Executive Karen Kakepetum, Brighter Futures Coordinator
Alternate Executive James Kakepetum, Health Director; Email: jameskakepetum@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Brighter Futures 
PO Box 59 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
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)