Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Promotes the health and nutrition of pregnant women and new mothers 
  • Administers the program for Firefly Northwest
 
Provides a range of services including: 
  • Baby weigh-ins 
  • Breast feeding education and support 
  • Dietary assessments 
  • Food preparation training 
  • Food vouchers and vitamin supplements to participants 
  • Nutritional counselling for mothers and new baby 
  • Prenatal classes  
  • Referrals to other service providers 
  • Transportation to attend the program
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Hours may vary with programming such as prenatal classes
Areas Served Red Lake
Eligibility
  • Pregnant women and new mothers 
  • Must be registered in program to receive any of the services provided
Application Registration required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-727-9064
Fax 807-727-2686
Website www.fireflynw.ca/programs-and-services/healthy-starts-program-canada-prenatal-and-nutrition-program/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Dianne Sidders, Prenatal Nutrition Coordinator
Primary Executive Candace Roach, Case Manager, Red Lake Branch; Email: croach@fireflynw.ca
Alternate Executive Karen Ingebrigtson, Chief Executive Officer, Kenora Office; Phone: 1-800-465-7203; Email: kingebrigtson@fireflynw.ca
Site Location Family Futures Building in Red Lake Madsen Public School, second floor
Located In Community Red Lake
Address 201 Howey St
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
 
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Intersection Howey St and Hwy 105
Mailing Address PO Box 1190 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator to all floors
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada