Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
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 
  • Milk coupon program  
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance  
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm, Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation with children under 6 years of age  
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application Call to register for program
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-9835
Toll Free Phone 1-888-573-0168
Fax 807-622-9866
E-Mail ldmlfn@tbaytel.net
Website lacdesmillelacsfirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Curtis Primeau, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-622-9835 ext 231; Email: curtisprimeau@tbaytel.net
Primary Executive Judy WhiteCloud Maunula, Chief; Phone: 807-622-9835 ext 223; Email: jcmaunula@tbaytel.net
Alternate Executive Quentin Snider, Band Administrator; Phone: 807-622-9835 ext 222; Email: quentinlaptop@tbaytel.net
Site Location Fort William Reserve is located on W shore of Lake Superior, south of and adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 690 Mountain Rd, Fort William First Nation
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1G8
 
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Mailing Address c/o Community Wellness 
PO Box 328 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4A3
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)