Wahnapitae First Nation

Site: Centre of Excellence

Service: Child and Youth Worker Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides programs that promote health and wellness for children and youth of the community as well as families with young children 
  • Offers a variety of services including educational sessions, workshops, group activities, videos and guest speakers, cooking classes and trips to participate in events outside of community
 
Services for children and youth include but are not limited to: 
  • Community awareness such as family violence 
  • Fundraising activities such as bottle drives and bake sales 
  • Homework club 
  • Nutrition 
  • Parenting skills 
  • Pre-natal/post-natal support 
  • Self-esteem building 
  • Socialization 
  • Sports and physical activities (ie Zumba classes, swimming, exercise prorgams)
 
Programs can include: 
  • Community Kitchen 
  • Healthy Babies 
  • Steps and Stages
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-11 am
Areas Served Wahnapitae First Nation
Eligibility Children and youth members (under 18 years) of Wahnapitae First Nation and families with children 0-6 years of age
Application
  • Requires registration for programs 
  • Must pre-book space in van for transportation to other programs/events
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-858-0610
Fax 705-858-5570
Website www.wahnapitaefirstnation.com
Primary Contact Fawn Pettifer, Child and Youth Worker; Phone: 705-858-0610 ext 221
Primary Executive Lynn Cote, Health Director; Phone: 705-858-0610 ext 222 * (Cell) 705-920-2885; Email: lynn.cote@wahnapitaefn.com
Site Location Community is approx 50 km N of Sudbury, near Capreol on NW shores of Wanapitei Lake
Located In Community Wahnapitae First Nation
Address 259 Taighwenini Trail Rd
Capreol, ON P0M 1H0
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)