Noojmowin Teg Health Centre

Site: Noojmowin Teg Health Centre

Service: New Beginnings Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides services aimed to:  
  • Prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) births  
  • Increase the knowledge, skills and quality of life of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affected children and families 
  • Collaborates with existing community and agency partners to provide support to women and their families to have a healthy pregnancy
 
Offers the following services:  
  • Provides education and information on the consequences of alcohol consumption during pregnancy  
  • Offers individual and group counselling sessions  
  • Offers parenting strategies and parent support circles  
  • Provides outreach and teaching through workshops and presentations upon request 
  • Offers early childhood development support with children's circles, teaching strategies and baby welcoming ceremonies 
  • Provides clinical services and support through diagnosis and assessment referrals, as well as a liaison with Health Sciences North - FASD NEO Kids Clinic 
  • Offers a resource library with FASD material/resources and sensory processing tools
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; Little Current ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Wikwemikong ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility
  • All Manitoulin First Nations and the off-reserve Aboriginal population 
  • Families of children who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-2182
Fax 705-368-2229
E-Mail info@noojmowin-teg.ca
Website www.noojmowin-teg.ca
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Primary Contact Melanie Francis, New Beginnings Coordinator; Phone: 705-368-2182 ext 246; Email: melanie.francis@noojmowin-teg.ca
Primary Executive Pamela Williamson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-368-2182 ext 204; Email: p.williamson@noojmowin-teg.ca
Alternate Executive Debbie Francis, Director of Operations; Phone: 705-368-2182 ext 235; Email: debbie.francis@noojmowin-teg.ca
Site Location Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is located on N channel on shore of Manitoulin Island, along Hwy 540, 5 km W of town of Little Current
Located In Community Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Address 48 Hillside Rd
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
 
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Intersection Hillside Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o FASD 
Bag 2002 
Hwy 540 
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
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)