Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc

Site: Fort Frances - 601 King's Hwy

Service: Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Front line services provided by First Nation worker at First Nation level
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: 
  • 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 development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation ; Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Onigaming First Nation ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - Mitaanjigamiing
Boundaries West to Big Island/Big Grassy First Nations, East to Lac La Croix First Nation, South to the US/Canada border, North to Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
  • Children 6 years of age and under and their families from any of the 10 First Nation communities in the Fort Frances Tribal area 
  • Contact program coordinator to arrange for milk coupons
Application Enrollment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-274-2042 
807-274-9839
Fax 807-274-3211
E-Mail reception@fftahs.com
Website www.fftahs.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Carmen Atatise, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Contact; Phone: 807-274-2042 ext 2221
Primary Executive Lori Flinders, Director of Behavioural Health Services; Phone: 807-274-2042 ext 4229
Alternate Executive Jody Smith, Intake Coordinator and Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-274-2042 ext 4221
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 601 Kings Hwy
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2X1
 
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Intersection King's Hwy and Holmes Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 608 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)