Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Site: Health Office

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 Health Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation with children younger than 6 years of age 
  • Aboriginal children at risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-481-2559
Fax 807-481-1146
Website www.nigigoonsiminikaaning.ca
Primary Contact Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Primary Executive Carolyn Kozlowski, Health Director and Community Health Nurse; Email: healthdirector@nigig.ca
Alternate Executive Mary McGinnis, Community Health Representative; Email: chr@nigig.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Located In Community Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Address Fort Frances
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 68 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M5
Physical Access Not 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)