Nipissing First Nation

Site: North Bay - 530 Couchie Memorial Dr

Service: Couchie Memorial Daycare Centre

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Operates a licensed daycare centre 
  • Offers a variety of activities to enhance the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of children 
  • Provides a variety of school readiness programs 
  • Offers field trips and community outings  
  • Provides 2 snacks and a hot lunch daily  
  • Incorporates Native cultural programs (including Native language) with the daily community based programming 
  • Publishes a monthly newsletter for parents
Offers full day and part-time programs for: 
  • Toddlers  
  • Preschoolers
Hours Mon-Fri 7:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nipissing First Nation 
  • Toddlers: children 18-30 months of age 
  • Preschool: children 30 months - 5 years of age
Application Requires: 
  • Completed registration package 
  • Copy of child's immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Program
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-474-9860
Fax 705-474-3394
Primary Executive Jill Beaucage, Daycare Supervisor; Email:
Alternate Executive Tanya Hester, Daycare Teacher; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community North Bay
Address 530 Couchie Memorial Dr
North Bay, ON P1B 8G5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)