Kenora Chiefs Advisory

Site: Kenora - Veterans Drive

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes healthy child development 
  • Provides individual and 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)  
  • Provides information on the stages of healthy development for young children
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Education and information 
  • Family home visiting after birth of infant 
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance 
  • Coordination and access to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Summer Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation ; Whitefish Bay First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of participating First Nations with children younger than 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application Services are provided locally within each community
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-8144
Toll Free Phone 1-855-367-2600
Fax 807-467-2656
E-Mail administration@kenorachiefs.ca
Website www.kenorachiefs.ca
Primary Contact Paula Broeders, Children's Services Coordinator; Phone: 807-467-8144 ext 234; Email: paula.broeders@kenorachiefs.ca
Primary Executive Jocelyne Goretzki, Health Director; Phone: 807-467-8144 ext 235; Email: jocelyne.goretzki@kenorachiefs.ca
Alternate Executive Freedom Bird, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-467-8144 ext 222; Email: freedom.bird@kenorachiefs.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 240 Veterans Dr, Suite 301
Kenora, ON P9N 3X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 349 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)