Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Site: Resource Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council  
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 Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Kasabonika Lake 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 807-535-9757
Fax Band Office 807-535-1152
Website www.kasabonikafirstnation.com
Primary Contact Roxie Anderson, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Primary Executive Karen Anderson, Resource Centre Coordinator; Email: karenanderson@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 448 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on the Asheweig River
Located In Community Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Address Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 124 
Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)