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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 - Brighter Futures Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-484-2339
Fax: 807-484-2789
c/o Brighter Futures
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: Candice Kelly - Brighter Futures Coordinator
807-484-2339 ext 23 *
Service Description:
  • Offers a variety of programming to support expecting parents and families with young children
  • Programs support healthy pregnancies, child development and family living

  • Program participants are provided access to:
    • Emergency food, if required
    • Facilitated parenting groups
    • Group recreational activities
    • Free clothing exchange
    • Home visits post birth to offer support to new mothers
    • Home visits pre birth to prepare family for new arrival
    • Prenatal food supplements
    • Prenatal nutrition groups

    Note: Transportation and child care is available to all participants

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

    This information was last completely updated on March 1, 2016

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