Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Strives to reduce the number of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) births and to improve the quality of life for children living with FASD and their families 
  • Provides education and information on the consequences of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 
  • Works to detect early identification, assessment and diagnosis for children 
  • Offers individual and group counselling sessions  
  • Offers parenting classes  
  • Provides information sessions for teens 
  • Provides professional training for frontline workers
 
Advises on the following: 
  • Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD)  
  • Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)  
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)  
  • Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (PFAS)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm 
Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining (Dalles) Ojibway Nation 
  • Children who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and their families
Application
  • Program registration required 
  • Open to referrals from any source
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-5876
Toll Free Phone 1-888-767-4960
Fax 807-548-2337
Website www.ochiichag.ca
Primary Executive Joannie Brittain, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 254; Email: hbhc@ochiichag.ca
Alternate Executive Lorraine Kabestra, Health Manager; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 255; Email: health1@ochiichag.ca
Site Location Community is approx 27 km NW of Kenora off Hwy 17A and along Hwy 658
Located In Community Dalles First Nation
Address 22 Band Office Rd
Dalles, ON P9N 0J2
 
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Mailing Address c/o Early Childhood Development 
Dalles Rd, RR 1 
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
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)