Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (not part of a Tribal Council) 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes healthy child development 
  • Coordinates services in partnership with the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder/Fetal Alcohol Effects Program 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application
  • Program registration required  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-928-2219
Fax 807-928-2955
Website www.mishkeegogamang.ca
Primary Executive Maxine Skunk, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Connie Gray McKay, Chief; Phone: 807-928-2414 * (Cell) 807-472-2083; Email: conniegraymckay@knet.ca
Site Location Community is along Hwy 599, 20 km S of Pickle Lake on shores of Lake St Joseph
Located In Community Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Address Mishkeegogamang First Nation, ON P0V 2H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o AHBHC 
PO Box 40 
Mishkeegogamang, ON P0V 2H0
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)