Pikangikum First Nation

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Brighter Futures Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
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-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Pikangikum First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Pikangikum 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-773-5550
Fax 807-773-5272
Primary Executive Brighter Futures Coordinator; Phone: 807-773-5300
Alternate Executive Lawrence Peters, Health Director; Phone: 807-773-5300; 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 Brighter Futures 
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)