Muskrat Dam First Nation

Site: May-May-Bi-Zin Children's Centre

Service: Aboriginal Head Start Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Offers a comprehensive holistic program for Aboriginal children and their families living on-reserve to prepare young children for school 
  • Strives to meet the emotional, social, health and nutritional needs of children 
  • Offers activities such as family gym time, arts and crafts, breakfast and circle time 
  • Participates in community events and special celebrations
 
Offers daily programs focused on: 
  • Education  
  • Health and nutrition  
  • Native culture and language  
  • Parental and family involvement  
  • Social support
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskrat Dam First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation  
  • Children from 15 months to 6 years of age and their families
Application
  • Requires completed registration application and  
  • Child's birth certificate and updated immunization record
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-471-9962 
807-471-9922
Fax 807-471-9963
E-Mail muskratdamfirstnation@knet.ca
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Primary Executive Liza Beardy, Headstart Coordinator
Alternate Executive Daina Beardy, Acting Health Director
Site Location Community is approx 370 km N of Sioux Lookout, on NW shore of Muskrat Dam Lake on the Severn River
Located In Community Muskrat Dam First Nation
Address Muskrat Dam
 
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Mailing Address c/o Aboriginal Headstart 
General Delivery 
Muskrat Dam, ON P0V 3B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)