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Paawidigong First Nations Forum

Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children


Description
Provides off-site supervision and support to member communities in their implementation of the Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children (AHBHC) program

Program delivered at the community level consists of following:
  • 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)
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
Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1630
Tue
0900 - 1630
Wed
0900 - 1630
Thu
0900 - 1630
Fri
0900 - 1630

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • First Nation individuals living in the communities within the Dryden Tribal Area with children 6 years of age and younger
  • Indigenous children at-risk
Application Process
Services are accessed at a local level in individual communities
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 26, 2021