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Métis Nation of Ontario

North Bay Métis Council - Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children


Description
Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch

Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development
  • Offers individual prenatal classes on an as needed basis
  • Provides information on the stages of pregnancy
  • Offers parents handbook of pregnancy and baby care (Baby's Best Chance)
Program participants are provided with:
  • Advocacy and support
  • Emergency supplies for child's basic needs (diapers, formula, baby food and milk)
  • 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
Also offers:
  • Educational and promotional workshops and presentations to schools, community groups and parents
  • Hosts cultural events
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Métis families with children younger than 6 years of age
  • Pre/post natal women
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Home visitation requires advance arrangements
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment 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
April 3, 2021