Aroland First Nation
Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

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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
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
Eligibility
  • Members of Aroland First Nation with children under 6 years of age
  • First Nation children at-risk
Application Process
  • Program registration required
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 7, 2019

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