Pikangikum First Nation

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

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 #5
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-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Pikangikum First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Pikangikum 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-773-5395
Fax 807-773-5272
E-Mail pikangikumnursingstation@knet.ca
Primary Executive Daphne Peters, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Billy Joe Strang, Health Director; Email: lawpeters@hotmail.com
Site Location Community is approx 100 km NW of Red Lake, on E shores of Pikangikum Lake at the Berens River
Located In Community Pikangikum First Nation
Address Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
General Delivery 
Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)