Cat Lake First Nation

Site: Cat Lake Health Authority - Mailing Address

Service: Maternal Child Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Council  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9
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
 
Offers education and information on various topics including:  
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness  
  • Child nutrition issues  
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families  
  • Prenatal nutrition
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Cat Lake First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Cat Lake First Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 18 months 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 - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-347-2027 
807-347-2553
Fax 807-347-2565
Primary Contact Rita Gray, Maternal Child Health Coordinator
Primary Executive Rita Wesley, Health Program Manager
Site Location Community is 180 km N of Sioux Lookout along the N shores of Cat Lake river system
Located In Community Cat Lake First Nation
Address Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Maternal Child Health 
PO Box 75 
Cat Lake, ON P0V 1J0
Physical Access Fully 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)