Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Wikwemikong Health Centre

Service: Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Promotes the health and nutrition of pregnant women, new mothers and their babies 
  • Provides emergency medical assistance to pregnant Aboriginal women of community if required
 
Offers a range of services including: 
  • Breast feeding education 
  • Individual and group support 
  • Healthy pregnancy nutrition workshops 
  • Food vouchers and vitamin supplements to participants 
  • Home visits 
  • Referrals to other service providers
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility
  • Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve 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 Requires program registration
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3164
Toll Free Phone 1-866-968-3872
Fax 705-859-3300
Website www.wikyhealth.ca
Primary Contact Amy Assinewai, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program Worker; Email: aassinewai@wikyhealth.ca
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
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 CPNP 
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)