Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
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 Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing 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 807-488-5602
Toll Free Phone 1-888-238-0102
Fax 807-488-5942
E-Mail health@naongashiing.ca
Website www.bigisland.ca
Primary Executive Courtney Gibbins, Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-488-5382; Email: recreation@naongashiing.ca
Alternate Executive Isaac Big George, Health Director; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 223
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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)