Deer Lake First Nation

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Provides supports and services to help families improve maternal and infant nutritional health
Focuses on the following 3 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
Eligibility
  • Members of Deer Lake First Nation who are pregnant, new mothers or with infants younger than 12 months of age
  • Vitamin supplements, milk and food vouchers are only available to women enrolled in the program
Application Process
Program registration required
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
Languages
English
Contact
Andrea Rae, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Coordinator
Email: andrearae@knet.ca
Health Director
Garylene Meekis
Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Social Media
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