Eagle Lake First Nation

Site: Early Childhood Development Center

Service: Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political 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 Early Childhood Development Centre: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-5:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Healthy Babies Healthy Children: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Eagle Lake 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 807-755-1640
Fax 807-755-1642
E-Mail healthybabies@migisi.ca
Website www.eaglelakefirstnation.ca
Primary Executive Donna Gardner, Centre Manager; Email: brighterfutures@migisi.ca
Alternate Executive Kim Gouliquer, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Eagle Lake approx 25 km SW of Dryden off Hwy 502 and Hwy 594
Located In Community Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Address 160 Aspen Ave
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 1001 
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Nov 2008
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)