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Batchewana First Nation
Health Centre

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Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers prenatal and postpartum health care
  • Offers wellness groups for men and women
  • Provides smoking cessation programs and counselling
  • Provides traditional ceremonies for health issues, information about traditional herbs and medicines and consultations with traditional healers

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Education and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE)
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Mental health counselling, case management and referrals to other service providers and programs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

Oversees the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Community Health Program
  • Family Crisis Shelter
  • Home and Community Care Program
  • Medical Transportation
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
Comments
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Batchewana First Nation
Application Process
Registration required for programs
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On March 6, 2018

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