Deer Lake First Nation

Maternal Child Health Program

Home Agency 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 counseling 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:
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness
  • Child nutrition issues
  • Healthy cooking and shopping for families
  • Prenatal nutrition
Eligibility
  • Members of Deer Lake 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
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Office
807-775-2226 - Alternate 807-775-9770
Fax
807-775-9772
Web Site
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Mailing Address
Box 352
c/o Health Centre
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Mary Meekis, Maternal Child Health Worker
Health Director
Garylene Meekis
Email: garylenemeekis@knet.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment
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