Lac La Croix First Nation

Site: Lac La Croix Health Centre

Service: Brighter Futures Program

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) Offers a variety of programming to support expecting parents and families with young children 
  • Programs support healthy pregnancies, parenting skills, child development, mental health, injury prevention and family living
 
Program participants are provided access to: 
  • Emergency food, if required 
  • Facilitated parenting groups 
  • Free clothing exchange 
  • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers 
  • Home visits pre birth to prepare family for new arrival 
  • Indoor playground 
  • Prenatal food supplements 
  • Prenatal nutrition groups
 
Note: Transportation and child care is available to all participants
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Lac La Croix First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of the Lac La Croix First Nation 
  • Expecting parents and families with children under 6 years of age
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 Brighter Futures Coordinator
Alternate Executive Karen Geyshick, Health Director; Email: kgeyshick@llcfn.ca
Site Location Community is approx 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 Brighter Futures 
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)