Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Site: Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 
  • Milk coupon program  
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wauzhushk Onigum 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 807-548-6340
Fax 807-548-5035
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Primary Executive Maggie Lavand, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Linda Copenace, Health Director
Site Location Community is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Address Golf Course Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
 
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Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 1850 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
Physical Access Not Accessible
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)