Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Sault Ste Marie - Wellington St W

Service: Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Description (Service) Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development
 
  • Offers group and individual prenatal classes on an as needed basis  
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy  
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Free milk coupons  
  • 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 Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Aboriginal pregnant women and parents of young children ages 6 and under who are living off-reserve
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-575-1868
Fax 705-942-3227
E-Mail hbhc@ssmifc.ca
Website www.ssmifc.com
Primary Contact Andrea Thompson, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Primary Executive Cathy Syrette, Executive Director; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2125; Email: director@ssmifc.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 268 Wellington St W
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1H6
 
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Intersection Wellington St W and Huron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Side entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal