Children's Services


Mission

To offer prenatal, postnatal, and neo-natal care to all band members living in Wikwemikong, to meet their health care needs.

Prenatal Care

To offer prenatal, postnatal, and neo-natal care to all band members living in Wikwemikong, to meet their health care needs.

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program / Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

To help support healthy nutrition of prenatal clients; and to provide education with a holistic approach for healthy development of infant pre and post-natal. Also, to educate community and prenatal clients on FASD with the intent to prevent FASD in our community. Educating prenatal clients and new parents through various capacities such as prenatal classes; workshops; community events; one on one session; and home visitation. The program supports Anishinaabe approaches and knowledge with Elder and First Nation community supports and partners.

Maternal Child Health

Offer one-on-one support and early interventions to promote healthy child and family development to parents and caregivers. To also promote more programs for dads and the important role they play within the family. Deliver informational programs to families and their children like; nutrition, physical health, child development, etc. Offer one-on-one support through home and office visiting. Provide programs for fathers and promote their important role within the family. Offer traditional programming and promote the use of language.

Healthy Babies Healthy Children

The purpose of Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program (HBHC) is to help children get a healthy start in life. The program does this by helping infants and children up to age six and their families through: • Home Visits (60%) • Programming (20%) • Administration (10%) • Education (10%)