Aroland First Nation

Site: Aroland Health Centre - Mailing Address

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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) 
  • Organizes prenatal classes as needed 
  • Operates a children's library to encourage child literacy
 
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 child development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Health Centre: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm * Fri 9 am-2 pm 
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Aroland First Nation with children under 6 years of age 
  • First Nation 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 807-329-8787
Fax 807-329-8778
E-Mail arolandhealthcentre@yahoo.ca
Website firstnation.ca/aroland
Primary Executive Katherine Atlookan, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Alternate Executive Annabelle Mendowagon, Health Director
Site Location Settlement is located 60 km N of Geraldton, then 20 km W of Nakina on Hwy 643
Located In Community Aroland First Nation
Address Aroland Health Centre
Hwy 643
Aroland, ON P0T 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
PO Box 10 
Aroland First Nation 
Aroland, ON P0T 1B0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)