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Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Project


Description
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
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
  • Coordinates assessments for children and adults
  • Offers case management and referrals to other supports
Hours of Operation
Office Hours: 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

Residency Requirements: Naughton to Sault Ste Marie (Atikameksheng Anishnawbek to Indigenous Friendship Centre - Sault Ste Marie)
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
August 21, 2018