Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Site: Timmins Native Friendship Centre - Main Site

Service: Oppekehawaso Wekamik Daycare Centre

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Operates a licensed daycare centre 
  • Offers a variety of activities to enhance the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of children 
  • Provides a variety of school readiness programs  
  • Provides 2 snacks and a hot lunch daily  
  • Teaches Native cultural values and language with the daily community based programming, including the Seven Grandfather teachings and the teachings of the Medicine Wheel
Offers full day and before/after school programs for: 
  • Infants 
  • Toddlers  
  • Preschoolers 
  • School-aged children
Hours Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and under 
Urban Aboriginal families and their children 
  • Toddlers: 18-30 months of age 
  • Preschoolers: 30 months-5 years of age 
  • School-aged children: 5 years-12 years of age
Application Requires completed registration package and copy of child's immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway - staff members
Fees Program
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-268-6111
Fax 705-268-5329
E-Mail reception@tnfc.ca
Website www.tnfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Stacey Nawroski, Daycare Manager
Primary Executive Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-268-6262; Fax: 705-268-6266; Email: vnicholson@tnfc.ca
Located In Community Timmins
Address 179 Kirby Ave
Timmins, ON P4N 1K1
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Intersection Kirby Ave and Balsam St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Best Start Initiative ; Federal - Heritage Canada -- Aboriginal Friendship Centre Program (AFCP)