Métis Nation of Ontario - Northwest Métis Council

Site: Northwest Métis Council

Service: Community Action Program For Children

Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Northwest Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
 
Offers services, ongoing support and education to enhance the lives of young children and families 
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions by offering information and education on effective parenting and good life teachings 
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions including information sessions on pre-parenting preparation and child development 
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, injury prevention, and child mental health 
  • Coordinates arts/crafts and fun activities for children 
  • Hosts monthly programs including drop-ins, community kitchens, and parenting programs for families/parents 
  • Provides free formula and diapers for registered families
 
Provides public education and information in the areas of: 
  • Developing family values that are culturally based  
  • Developmental needs of infants, toddlers and pre school aged children 
  • Effective parenting 
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and Fetal Smoking Syndrome
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dryden
Boundaries From Dryden, East to Hwy 599, North to Silver Dollar, Northwest to Sioux Lookout, West through Lac Seul to Oak Lake, South to Crow Lake
Eligibility
  • Métis individuals and families with children younger than 6 years of age 
  • Children younger than 6 years of age at-risk
Application
  • Intake assessment required  
  • Program requires advance registration
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Michif; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-5280
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-4889
Fax 807-223-4855
E-Mail nwmetis@drytel.net
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact CAP-C Coordinator
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Fax: 807-223-8083; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Ronald Robinson, Council President; Phone: 807-223-8082; Fax: 807-223-8083
Site Location Beside Wilsons Business Solutions Store
Located In Community Dryden
Address 34B King St
Dryden, ON P8N 1B3
 
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Intersection King St and Earl Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada