Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Site: Sarnia - 1300 Tashmoo Ave

Service: Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program

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Address & Phone(s)
Office Phone 519-332-6770
Toll Free Phone 1-888-220-2262
Fax 519-332-8925
Areas Served Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Site Location Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Located In Community Sarnia
Address & Map
1300 Tashmoo Ave
Sarnia, ON N7T 8E5
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Intersection Tashmoo Ave and Lasalle
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, entrance, washrooms
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program works with families to promote the development of the child and find ways to deal with the challenges parents face by sharing ideas and giving support.  
* Home Visiting Program uses a family centered model that ensures pregnant women and families with children up to 6 years old on Aamjiwnaang First Nation have access to supports that reflect their values, priorities, strengths, and preferences.  
* Breastfeeding Buddies is a Mom-to-Mom Breastfeeding support Program. Trained volunteers are matched with breastfeeding moms. 
* Head Start Drop-In focuses on parent and child interactions for children up to the age of 6 years old (older siblings are welcome to join).  
* New Parents group is for expectant parents and parents with children 0-6 months old. Topics are related to new parents to be and parents with newborns. Topics may include: Prenatal Classes, Breastfeeding, Making Moss Bags; Memory Bears; Infant Massage, Baby Moccasins, Baby Food Making, etc. 
* The fathers group has activities for fathers, grandfathers and male caregivers with children up to 6 years old. Topics vary. Activities usually include the children. 
* Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder supports - The Health Centre partners with Union of Ontario Indians and Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre to provide FASD resources. Supports are available for pregnant women dealing with addictions to alcohol and/or drugs or have a child with FASD
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Hours for specific programs offered vary - call for more information
Eligibility Must have Status * Band Member or spouse of
Application Application process required * call to inquire * appointments required
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
E-Mail dgilbert@aamjiwnaang.ca
Website www.aamjiwnaang.ca/health-department-healthy-babieshealthy-children-program/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/aamjiwnaanghealthcentre
Primary Contact Malynda Maness-Henry, Health Babies Health Children Coordinator
Alternate Contact Dorothy Gilbert, Receptionist
Primary Executive Sara Plain, Director of Health Services

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