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Head Office Métis Nation of Ontario 500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 Northwest Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1
Organization: Métis Nation of Ontario - Northwest Métis Council - Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
Phone Numbers: 807-223-4535
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-4889
Fax: 807-223-4855
Email: nwmetis@drytel.net
Website: www.metisnation.org
Address:
34B King St
Dryden, ON
P8N 1B3
Intersection: King St and Earl Ave
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Shelley Gonneville - Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch
705-254-1768 ext 310 * shelleyg@metisnation.org
Ronald Robinson - Council President
807-223-8082
Contacts: Tori Finlay - Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
807-223-4535 ext 302 * victoriaf@metisnation.org
Service 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

Fees: None
Application:
  • Intake assessment required
  • Home visitation requires advance arrangements
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Métis families with children under 6 years of age
  • Pre/postnatal women
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served: Kenora District
See Also: Parenting Education
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on 11/3/2016

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