Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm 
Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation
  • Members of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe 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 Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-5876
Toll Free Phone 1-888-767-4960
Fax 807-548-2337
Primary Contact Joannie Brittain, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 254; Email:
Alternate Contact Lorraine Kabestra, Health Manager; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 255; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 27 km NW of Kenora off Hwy 17A and along Hwy 658
Located In Community Dalles First Nation
Address 22 Band Office Rd
Dalles, ON P9N 0J2
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Mailing Address c/o CPNP 
Dalles Rd, RR 1 
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)