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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 Thunder Bay Métis Council is located in MNO Region 2

Organization: Métis Nation of Ontario - Thunder Bay Métis Council - Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children  
Phone Numbers: 807-624-5025
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-4889
Fax: 807-623-7036
Email: tbaymetiscouncil@gmail.com
Website: www.thunderbaymetiscouncil.ca
Address:
226 May St S, Main Fl
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 1B4
Intersection: May St S and Arthur St E
Location: South Ward, former Royal Canadian Legion, Fort William Br 5 Bldg
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- no automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
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
Jean Camirand - Council President
807-620-6292 * tboffice@metisnation.org
Public Contacts: Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
807-624-5016
Service Description: Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development
  • Offers group and 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:
  • Free milk coupons
  • 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 / Target Population:
  • Métis families with children younger than 6 years of age
  • Pre/postnatal women
Languages: English * Ojibway
Area Served:
City of Thunder Bay  
See Also: Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Parenting Education
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on April 19, 2018

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