Wabauskang First Nation

Site: Band Office

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-Thu 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wabauskang 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 - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-529-3174
Fax 807-529-3007
E-Mail wabauskangfn@hotmail.com
Primary Executive Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Angie Petiquan, Health Director; Phone: 807-529-6329 ext 1
Site Location Community is approx 70 km N of Vermilion Bay off Hwy 105 and 30 km S of Ear Falls along E shores of Wabauskang Lake
Located In Community Wabauskang First Nation
Address Band Office
131 Main St, Wabauskang 21
Perrault Falls, ON P0V 2K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 339 
Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0
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)