Shoal Lake 40 First Nation

Site: Shoal Lake Medical Centre

Service: Aboriginal 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 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Shoal Lake 40 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 807-733-3577
Fax 807-733-2561
Website www.sl40.ca
Primary Contact Veronica Redsky, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Primary Executive Brenda Freel, Health Director; Phone: 807-733-2315; Fax: 807-733-3115
Alternate Executive Casper White, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is approx 67 km SW of Kenora, 200 km E of Winnipeg and straddles border between Ontario and Manitoba
Located In Community Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
Address Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 6 
Kejick, ON P0X 1E0
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)