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Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Maternal Child Health Program


Description
Provides services and programs to enhance the lives of pregnant women and families with infants and young children
  • Provides screening of new mothers
  • Offers individual counselling services for pregnancy, child development concerns and related issues
  • Promotes breast feeding
  • Offers welcome home bags with baby supplies to all new mothers
  • Provides baby supplies to low-income families
Offers education and information on various topics including:
  • Early childhood development
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness
  • Child nutrition issues
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families
  • Prenatal nutrition
Eligibility
  • Members of Wauzhushk Onigum Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 18 months of age
  • Provides long term support for families who require additional services
  • Low-income families eligible for baby supplies; contact Program Coordinator
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Office
807-548-6340 - Medical Building
Fax
807-548-5035
Web Site
http://wonation.org/index.php
Mailing Address
PO Box 1850
c/o Medical Clinic
Kenora, ON, P9N 3X8
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Micaiah Skead, Maternal Child Health Coordinator
Health Director
Linda Copenace
Email: linda.copenace@yahoo.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 8, 2022
Address
Golf Course Rd
Wauzhushk Onigum/Rat Portage First Nation, ON, P9N 3X8
  • Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building is located at the end of Golf Course Rd
  • Situated near Biindigen Learning Centre

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1600
Tue
0900 - 1600
Wed
0900 - 1600
Thu
0900 - 1600
Fri
0900 - 1600

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation