Muskrat Dam First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Brighter Futures Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial 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-5 pm
Areas Served Muskrat Dam First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation 
  • Expecting parents and families with children younger than 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 Band Office 807-471-2574
Fax 807-471-2699
E-Mail muskratdamfirstnation@knet.ca
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Primary Contact Ashley Beardy, Receptionist
Primary Executive Brighter Futures Coordinator
Alternate Executive Carla Duncan, Health Director; Email: carladuncanhealth@gmail.com
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 Brighter Futures 
PO 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 - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)