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Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3

Organization: Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation - Medical Building - Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
Phone Numbers: 807-484-2339
Fax: 807-484-2789
PO Box 160
Nestor Falls, ON
P0X 1K0
Medical Building
68 Ball Park Rd
Nestor Falls
Location: Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Executives: Hazel Copenace - Health Director
807-484-2339 ext 27 *
Contacts: Joanne Copenace - Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
807-484-2339 ext 22 *
Service Description: 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
  • Milk coupon program
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance
  • Referrals to other programs and services

Fees: None
  • Program registration required
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation with children under 6 years of age
  • Aboriginal children at-risk
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
District of Kenora, District of Rainy River  
See Also: Parenting Education
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on February 29, 2016

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Updated February 29, 2016
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