Aboriginal Peoples' Alliance of Northern Ontario

Site: Moosonee - Veterans Rd

Service: Aboriginal Head Start

Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Alternate website: www.moosoneeheadstart.com 
  • Waweniwin means to get ready in Cree
Description (Service) Provides early prevention and intervention programs and services for off-reserve preschool children 
  • Strives to meet the emotional, social, health and nutritional needs of children 
  • Coordinates activities such as family gym time, arts and crafts, breakfast and circle time 
  • Provides transportation when required 
  • Participates in community events and special celebrations
 
Offers daily programs focused on: 
  • Aboriginal culture and language 
  • Education and school readiness  
  • Health and nutrition  
  • Parental and family involvement  
  • Social support
Hours Sep-Jun Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Follows the Moosonee Public School schedule
Dates Jul-Aug: Non-operational
Areas Served Moosonee
Eligibility Ages: 2.5 year(s) - 6 year(s) 
 
  • Off-reserve Aboriginal (Status, Non-status, M├ętis or Inuit) children 
  • Priority given to Aboriginal children at-risk  
  • Child must be fully potty-trained
Application
  • Completed registration form required 
  • Must agree to a home visit 
  • Must produce copy of child's latest immunization records
Languages English ; Cree
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-6055
Fax 705-336-6057
E-Mail wlc@ontera.net
Website www.apano.co
Primary Contact Sally Esau, Program Assistant, Waweniwin Learning Centre; Email: a.a-wlc@ontera.net
Alternate Contact Sarah Keefe, Early Childhood Educator; Email: ecet_wlc@ontera.net
Primary Executive Kelly Geddes, Acting Executive Director; Phone: 705-262-6084; Email: kgapano@gmail.com
Site Location Waweniwin Learning Centre on Veterans Rd
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 24 Veterans Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 159 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada