Lac La Croix First Nation

Site: Lac La Croix Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes healthy child development 
  • Provides group information and educational sessions on topics about healthy pregnancy, birth and taking care of baby at home 
  • 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-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Lac La Croix First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Lac La Croix First Nation with children 6 years of age and younger  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-485-2541
Fax 807-485-9915
Website www.llcfn.ca
Primary Contact Melba Jordan, Health Centre Reception
Primary Executive Marietta Jourdain, Program Coordinator; Email: mariettajourdain@hotmail.com
Alternate Executive Karen Geyshick, Health Director; Email: kgeyshick@llcfn.ca
Site Location Community is located 40 km W of Atikokan on Hwy 11; then S on Flanders Rd for 80 km
Located In Community Lac La Croix First Nation
Address 140 Main St
Lac La Croix, ON P0T 1C1
 
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Intersection Flanders Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 640 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N9
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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)