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Métis Nation of Ontario
North Bay Métis Council
Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children

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Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch

Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development
  • Offers 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:
  • Advocacy and support
  • Emergency supplies for child's basic needs (diapers, formula, baby food and milk)
  • 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

Also offers:
  • Educational and promotional workshops and presentations to schools, community groups and parents
  • Hosts cultural events
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Head OfficeMétis Nation of OntarioSuite 1100-66 Slater Street Ottawa, ON K1P 5H1Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889Fx 613-722-4225 North Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 5
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Métis families with children younger than 6 years of age
  • Pre/post natal women
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Home visitation requires advance arrangements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 22, 2019

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