Health Programs

Youth

Programs for families with young children aim to promote such things as nutrition, parenting skills, pre-natal/post-natal support and encourage the overall healthy development families and children. Weekly programming for the youth includes such things as sports and physical activities, self-esteem building; nutrition; socialization; community awareness.

youth elder activiesSenior

Senior residents access health programs that focus on their socialization, nutrition; support to access amenities; safety in the home; foot care; diabetes prevention and support to be able to live independently at home.

Social Gatherings

Social gatherings are held throughout the year to bring people together in a good way.  Events such as a community fish fry, lip sync and talent contest; moccasin making workshop, fundraising barbeques or Christmas Party and pot luck dinner are some popular events that people enjoy within the community.

Health Services Offered, There is something for you….

Health Programs

  • Medical Transportation – Private Mileage/ Contract Driver to local medical appointments
  • Community Wellness Worker – Awareness workshops – referrals – community events
  • Community Support Services – Services to assist Seniors stay living in their homes
  • Home and Community Care – Homemaking – housecleaning – home maintenance
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative – Lunch n Learns; Cooking sessions;
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children – Good food vouchers; home visits
  • Healthy Child Development – Pre/post-natal support; transportation; parenting; nutrition
  • Building Healthy Communities (BHC) - Brighter Futures – Youth activities/events; referrals
  • BHC – Mental Health – Awareness workshops; referrals; crisis counselling
  • WFN Summer Day Camp – Summer crafts; cultural teachings; sports; field trips