Muskrat Dam First Nation

Site: May-May-Bi-Zin Children's Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
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-5 pm
Areas Served Muskrat Dam First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
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 Main 807-471-9962 
807-471-9922
Fax 807-471-2692
E-Mail muskratdamfirstnation@knet.ca
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Primary Executive Stan Beardy, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Daina Beardy, Acting Health Director
Site Location Community is approx 370 km N of Sioux Lookout, on NW shore of Muskrat Dam Lake on the Severn River
Located In Community Muskrat Dam First Nation
Address Muskrat Dam
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
Box 132 
Muskrat Dam, ON P0V 3B0
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)