Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Site: Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building

Service: Maternal Child Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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: 
  • Early childhood development 
  • 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 Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wauzhushk Onigum 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 - 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 Patricia McDonald, Maternal Child Health Coordinator
Alternate Executive Linda Copenace, Health Director; Email: director@womc.ca
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 Maternal Child Health 
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)