M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Health Centre

Service: Dietitian Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides individual and group consultations on the nutritional needs of individual and provides education and information on how to reach their goals 
  • Offers nutrition awareness education for community members 
  • Develops and delivers nutrition programs as requested by community members and health care providers
 
Addresses topics that can include: 
  • Cancer, gallstones, kidney stones, heart disease and reflux disease 
  • Diabetes prevention and management 
  • Food budgeting and understanding food labels 
  • Healthy cooking, vegetarian cooking, tips and recipes 
  • Healthy eating and lifestyle 
  • Nutrition for expectant and breastfeeding moms 
  • Nutrition review & requirements for infants, children and youth 
  • Traditional food, nutritional value and preparation 
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application
  • Requires booked appointments for nutritional consultations 
  • Arrangements are made with Health Centre reception
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5347
Fax 705-377-5090
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Charlene Beaudin, Receptionist and Data Entry Clerk; Phone: 705-377-5347 ext 200; Email: charleneb@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Julie Rochefort, Registered Dietitian; Email: julier@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive Natalie Hastings, Diabetes Wellness Dietitian; Email: natalieh@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 308 
M'Chigeeng Health Centre 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)