Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Maternal Child Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political 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 
  • Works to increase participation of father involvement and Elder involvement
 
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-3 pm 
Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining (Dalles) Ojibway Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 6 years 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 - 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 Director; 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
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)