Ochiichagwe'Babigo'Ining Ojibway Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Aboriginal Head Start Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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/lunch/snacks 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-3 pm 
Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Ochiichagwe'babigo'ining (Dalles) Ojibway 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 - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-5876
Toll Free Phone 1-888-767-4960
Fax 807-548-2337
Website www.ochiichag.ca
Primary Executive Joannie Brittain, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 254; Email: hbhc@ochiichag.ca
Alternate Executive Lorraine Kabestra, Health Director; Phone: 807-548-5876 ext 255; Email: health1@ochiichag.ca
Site Location Community is approx 27 km NW of Kenora off Hwy 17A and along Hwy 658
Located In Community Dalles First Nation
Address 22 Band Office Rd
Dalles, ON P9N 0J2
 
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Mailing Address c/o Early Childhood Development
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)