Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

Site: Band 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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Stanjikoming First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Mitaanjigamiing 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 - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2188
Fax 807-274-9182
E-Mail secretary@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Website www.mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Contact Cheryl Paavola, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 239; Email: hbhc@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Executive Jamie Lynn Anderson, Health Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 232; Email: health@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Site Location Community is approx 56 km NE of Fort Frances off Hwy 17 onto Hwy 611, along shores of Stanjikoming Bay on Rainy Lake
Located In Community Stanjikoming First Nation
Address Stanjikoming First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 609 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
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)