North Spirit Lake First Nation
Maternal Child Health Program

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Provides services and programs to enhance the lives of pregnant women and families with infants and young children
  • Provides screening of new mothers
  • Offers individual counselling services for pregnancy, child development concerns and related issues
  • Promotes breast feeding
  • Offers welcome home bags with baby supplies to all new mothers
  • Provides baby supplies to low-income families

Offers education and information on various topics including:
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness
  • Child nutrition issues
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families
  • Prenatal nutrition
Comments
Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5
Eligibility
  • Members of North Spirit Lake First Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 18 months of age
  • Provides long term support for families who require additional services
  • Low-income families eligible for baby supplies; contact Program Coordinator
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 1, 2019

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