Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Site: Resource Centre

Service: Maternal Child Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides services and programs to enhance the lives of pregnant women and families with infants and young children 
  • Provides screening of new mothers 
  • Offers individual counselling services for pregnancy, child development concerns and related issues 
  • Promotes breast feeding 
  • Offers welcome home bags with baby supplies to all new mothers 
  • Provides baby supplies to low-income families
 
Offers education and information on various topics including: 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness 
  • Child nutrition issues 
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families 
  • Prenatal nutrition
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Kasabonika Lake First Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 18 months of age 
  • Provides long term support for families who require additional services 
  • Low-income families eligible for baby supplies; contact Program Coordinator
Application Intake assessment required
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 Chantal Semple, Maternal Child Health 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 Maternal Child Health 
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)