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Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Child Nutrition

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Description
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder/Child Nutrition Program aims to:
  • Prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) births through educational workshops and resources
  • Increase the knowledge, skills and quality of life of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affected children and families
  • Collaborates with existing community and agency partners to provide support to women and their families to have a healthy pregnancy
  • Increase the awareness of the impact of nutrition on children's health, and to increase the access to healthy food
  • Coordinates assessments for children and adults
  • Offers case management and referrals to other supports

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder/North Eastern Aboriginal FASD Education Partnership Project:
  • Works to develop and deliver a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) curriculum
  • Provides education through FASD resources and material
  • Offers advocacy and sponsorship to students attending the FASD Certificate Program
  • Evaluates the FASD Certificate Program
Support services include:
  • Advocacy for families attending the Health Sciences North FASD Diagnostic Clinic as well as support for the Clinic
  • Networking with FASD groups on a regional, provincial and national level
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the member North Shore Tribal Council First Nations or the Indian Friendship Centre in Sault Ste Marie

Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 31, 2021