Bois Forte Band of Chippewa

Parenting Support - New Lives

Education and support for parents, or soon to be parents


Programming or supplies to help parents or potential parents succeed in the parenting role

This can include classes, workshops, information, educational opportunities, or equipment/supplies.

Additional Information

New Lives Maternal Child Health program provide home visits to support positive lifestyles and improved pregnancy outcomes through coordination of holistic health services.

New Lives offers information in several topic areas such as:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Labor
  • Safe sleep
  • Parenting
  • Infant growth and development
  • Home safety
  • Health and nutrition
  • Car seat safety
  • Potty training

Active participants are eligible for program incentives, pack-n-plays, car seats, breast pumps, home safety supplies, strollers.

Families are welcome to join the New Lives luncheon held the 4th Wednesday in Nett Lake, and 4th Thursday in Vermilion of each month.


  • Area Served by County
    • Itasca County
    • Koochiching County
    • St. Louis County
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources
  • Specialization
    • Family
    • Native American Community


Native American families, prenatal - age 8, living on or near Bois Forte reservation


5219 St. John's Dr, Nett Lake, MN, 55772

Area Served

Bois Forte Reservation

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-410-3293
  • Main - Health Office/Clinic: 218-757-3650
  • Main - Pharmacy: 218-753-0230


Other Services at this Location

  • Clinic Medical office that provides non-emergency care
  • Community Action Agency Provides programs and services that help individuals and families with low incomes.
  • Dental Clinic Office that provides professional care of teeth and gums

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