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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 - Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-624-5025
Fax: 807-623-7036
226 May St S
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 *
Jean Camirand - Council President
807-620-6292 *
Public Contacts: Canada Prenatal Nutrition Coordinator
Service Description: Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
Provides supports and services to help families improve maternal and infant health and well-being with a focus on the following three areas:
Maternal Nourishment that may include:
  • Baby food making and nutritional cooking sessions
  • Healthy snacks and meal information
  • Milk and food vouchers as well as vitamin supplements
Nutrition Screening, Education and Counselling includes:
  • Education on prenatal nutrition
  • Understanding food labels
  • Presentations by dietitians and health specialists
  • Nutrition screening by Community Health Representative
  • Individual counselling by nutritionists
Breastfeeding Program includes:
  • Promotion of breastfeeding initiation and duration
  • Support groups
  • Breastfeeding videos and resource materials

Fees: None
Application: Contact office to enroll in the program
Eligibility / Target Population:
  • Métis, First Nation or Inuit women who are pregnant, new mothers or with infants under 12 months of age
  • Vitamin supplements, milk and food vouchers are only available to women enrolled in the program
Languages: English
Area Served:
City of Thunder Bay  
See Also: Breastfeeding
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on April 19, 2018

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