Pays Plat First Nation

Site: Pays Plat Health Centre

Service: Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
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-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation
  • Members of Pays Plat First Nation who are pregnant, new mothers or with infants under 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
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-1112
Fax 807-824-4623
Primary Contact Debbie Bouchard, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-824-1114
Site Location Community is approx 180 km NE of Thunder Bay along Hwy 17 near Rossport, 44 km W of Terrace Bay
Located In Community Pays Plat First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Pow Wow Dr, Business Centre, Unit C
Pays Plat, ON P0T 3C0
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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)