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MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH PROGRAM

HISTORY

Strengthening Families Maternal Child Health Program is an initiative that evolved from a September 2004 special meeting of the First Minister and First Nation leaders.

MISSION

To empower families and promote trusting, supportive relationships between parents and children, care providers, families and resources.

VISION

That every First Nation Community in Manitoba have strong, healthy and supportive families living holistic and balanced lifestyles.

ABOUT

The Strengthening Families Maternal Child Health Program is strength based, family centered, relationship focused and culturally competent.

STAFF LISTING

Coordinator
Tanis Benoit
tanisic_benoit@hotmail.com
204-766-2740

Nurse
Kathy Monkman
kathymonkman@hotmail.com
204-766-2740

Home Visitor
Vanessa Thomas
nessy251@hotmail.com
204-766-2740

Home Visitor
Jasmine Benoit
jasmine_benoit@hotmail.ca
204-766-2740

PROGRAMS/SERVICES

The Strengthening Families Maternal Child Health Program works closely with all programs in the community:

  • Aboriginal Head Start on reserve
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Children’s Oral Health Initiative
  • Success through advocacy & role modeling
  • Brighter Future Initiative
  • Building Healthy Communities
  • Public Health
  • Corrections
  • Mental Health
  • Social Assistance
  • Community Health Representative
  • Primary Care services
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Many more external programs

CONTACT

Health Centre
1 Bison Drive East
P.O. Box 88
Scanterbury, MB
R0E 1W0
Ph: 204-766-2740/ 866-327-1211
Fax: 204-766-2634