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

Organization: Wauzhushk Onigum Nation - Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building - Maternal Child Health Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-548-6340
Fax: 807-548-5035
c/o Maternal Child Health
PO Box 1850
Kenora, ON
P9N 3X8
Street Address:
Golf Course Rd
Location: Community is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Executives: Linda Copenace - Health Director
Public Contacts: Patricia McDonald - Maternal Child Health Coordinator
Service Description: Provides services and programs to enhance the lives of pregnant women and families with infants and young children
  • Provides screening of new mothers
  • Offers individual counselling services for pregnancy, child development concerns and related issues
  • Promotes breast feeding
  • Offers welcome home bags with baby supplies to all new mothers
  • Provides baby supplies to low-income families

Offers education and information on various topics including:
  • Early childhood development
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness
  • Child nutrition issues
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families
  • Prenatal nutrition

Fees: None
Application: Intake assessment required
Eligibility / Target Population:
  • Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation who are pregnant or new parents with children up to 18 months of age
  • Provides long term support for families who require additional services
  • Low-income families eligible for baby supplies; contact Program Coordinator
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Interpretive Services
Area Served:
District of Kenora, District of Rainy River  
See Also: Breastfeeding
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Sexual Health Services

This information was last completely updated on September 5, 2018

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