Deer Lake First Nation

Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Home Agency 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
  • Home visits during child's early years to offer development guidance
  • Referrals to other programs and services
Eligibility
  • Members of Deer Lake First Nation with children 6 years of age and younger
  • Indigenous children at-risk
Application Process
  • Program registration required
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits
Office
807-775-2226 - Alternate 807-775-9770
Fax
807-775-9772
Web Site
Visit Website
Mailing Address
Box 352
c/o Health Centre
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Contact
Jenaya Harper, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator
Health Director
Garylene Meekis
Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 13, 2022
Address
Deer Lake Health Centre
Deer Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1N0
  • Serves as the Health Centre for Deer Lake First Nation
  • Co-located in the same building as the Nursing Station

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Deer Lake First Nation