Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Keewaywin Nursing Station

Service: Maternal Child Health 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) 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 Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Keewaywin 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 807-771-1407
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 Maryann Kakegamic, Maternal Child Health 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 Maternal Child Health 
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)