Zhiibaahaasing First Nation

Site: Zhiibaahaasing Health Clinic

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

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) 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
 
Works in partnership with Mnaamodzawin Health Services to provide services
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Zhiibaahaasing First Nation with children younger than 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 705-283-3963
Fax 705-283-3964
E-Mail zhiiband@manitoulin.net
Primary Contact Receptionist
Primary Executive Eleanor Antoine, Community Health Representative
Alternate Executive Cindy Trudeau, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator, Mnaamodzawin Health Services; Phone: 705-368-2182 ext 213; Email: cindy@mnaamodzawin.com
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 just W of Silver Water in NW corner of Manitoulin Island, adjacent to Sheshegwaning First Nation
Located In Community Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Address 36 Sagon Rd
Zhiibaahaasing, ON P0P 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
Box 1 
Zhiibaahaasing, ON P0P 1Y0
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)