Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Wikwemikong Health Centre

Service: Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development 
  • Offers group and individual prenatal classes on an as needed basis  
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy  
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)  
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Free milk coupons  
  • 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  
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer childhood development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility
  • Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve with children under 6 years of age 
  • First Nation children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required 
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3164
Fax 705-859-3300
Website www.wikyhealth.ca
Primary Contact Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Primary Executive Judy Black, Manager of Children's Services; Phone: 705-859-3164 ext 250
Alternate Executive Mary Jo Wabano, Health Services Director; Email: mjwabano@wikyhealth.ca
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 16A Complex Dr
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Complex Dr and Pitawanakwat St
Mailing Address c/o HBHC 
PO Box 101 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (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)