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Mississauga First Nation
Family Home Visitor Program

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Description
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)
  • Provides sessions on proper installation of infant car seats and booster seats
  • Provides education and activites to promote healthy lifestyles, nutrition and cultural teachings
  • Works to reduce family violence
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 development guidance
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Comments
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Mississauga First Nation with children younger than 6 years of age
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Application Process
  • Program registration required
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 20, 2019

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