Wabauskang First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides supports and services to help families improve maternal and infant nutritional health
 
Focuses on the following 3 areas:
 
Maternal Nourishment that may include:  
  • Baby food making and nutritional cooking sessions  
  • Healthy snacks and meal information  
  • Milk and food vouchers as well as vitamin supplements
 
Nutrition Screening, Education and Counselling includes:  
  • Education on prenatal nutrition  
  • Understanding food labels  
  • Presentations by dietitians and health specialists  
  • Nutrition screening by Community Health Representative  
  • Individual counselling by nutritionists
 
Breastfeeding Program includes:  
  • Promotion of breastfeeding initiation and duration  
  • Support groups  
  • Breastfeeding videos and resource materials
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wabauskang First Nation who are pregnant, new mothers or with infants under 12 months of age  
  • Vitamin supplements, milk and food vouchers are only available to women enrolled in the program
Application Program registration required
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 Early Childhood 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 CPNP 
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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)