Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Choose Life Building

Service: Early Years Centre and Youth Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Offers a summer program for preschoolers 
  • Coordinates activities and programs to prepare young children for school 
  • Offers activities such as family gym time, arts and crafts, breakfast and circle time and a pre-school library
 
Youth Program 
  • Coordinates programs and services for youth 
  • Provides cultural, land-based activities, sports events, and other activities to promote learning and skills to empower youth
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 3 year(s) - 6 year(s) 
 
Early Years Program 
  • Members of Wahgoshig First Nation 
  • Preschoolers beginning Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten in the provincial school program
 
Youth Program 
Children and youth members of Wahgoshig First Nation aged 12 years and older
Application Registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-1065
Fax 705-273-1054
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Betty Singer, Data Clerk
Primary Executive Johnny Walker, Director of Operations; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 225; Email: wfnmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, along S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 130 Concession Rd
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)