Red Rock Indian Band

Site: Band Office

Service: Brighter Futures

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent (does not belong to Tribal Council) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
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-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Red Rock Indian Band
Eligibility
  • Members of Red Rock Indian Band 
  • 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, available upon request
      Fees None
      Additional Service Sites
      Contact Information
      Office Phone 807-887-2510
      Toll Free Phone 1-877-887-2510
      Fax 807-887-3446
      E-Mail healthclerk@shaw.ca
      Website www.redrockband.ca
      Primary Contact Tymara Wawia, Brighter Futures Coordinator; Phone: 807-887-2510 ext 229
      Site Location Reserve is approx 100 km NE of Thunder Bay, just off junction of Hwy 11 & 17, 2 km E of Nipigon
      Located In Community Red Rock Indian Band
      Address Red Rock Indian Band P0T 2P0
       
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      Mailing Address c/o Brighter Futures 
      PO Box 1030 
      Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
      Physical Access Not Accessible
      Other Details
      Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
      Funding Provincial - Miinistry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)