Best Start Network Kenora

Site: Pickle Lake

Service: Best Start

Description & Services
Public Comments Contact office for list of baby/child items available for short term use; loaned out on first come basis
Description (Service) Functions as a family centre, offering children and their families a place to learn, play and socialize
  • Offers programs to children at no cost to parents
  • Provides play centres with toys and materials for children
  • Offers preschool programs to introduce children to math and reading
  • Offers workshops on various parenting topics
  • Answers questions about child's development
  • Provides links to family services within the community
  • Participates in various preschool programs with community partners
  • Loans out adult resources on various parenting issues and child development issues
  • Loans out items such as baby monitors, high chairs, playpens, strollers and wagons
After School Craft

Provides crafts and activities after school

Drop In Playtime

Encourages parents and children to drop in anytime during regular hours to use the play space and learning centres

Parent Workshops
  • ABC's of Baby Food Making
  • Baby Beginnings
  • Family Literacy
  • Kids Have Stress Too
Preschool Programs
  • Esso Family Math
  • Rock "N Read
    Hours Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-5 pm
    Areas Served Pickle Lake
    Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
     
    and their families
     
    After School Craft
     
    Children in JK, SK and Grade 1
     
    Drop In Playtime
     
    Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver
     
    Parent Workshops and Preschool Programs
     
    Baby Beginnings workshop is available for parents/caregivers and infants up to 12 months of age
    Application Enrollment is required for some programs
    Languages English
    Fees None
    Contact Information
    Office Phone 807-928-2381
    Toll Free Phone 1-866-324-4530
    Fax 807-928-2220
    Website www.kenoradistrictbeststart.ca
    Primary Contact Vicky Shoguchi, Best Start Hub Coordinator, Sioux Lookout; Phone: 807-737-3253; Fax: 807-737-2928; Email: vshoguchi@fireflynw.ca
    Site Location Crolancia Public School
    Located In Community Pickle Lake
    Address 1 Trudel Dr
    Pickle Lake, ON P0V 3A0
     
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    Intersection Trudel Dr and Dickenson St
    Mailing Address c/o Best Start 
    PO Box 310 
    Pickle Lake, ON P0V 3A0
    Physical Access Fully Accessible
    Other Details
    Legal Status (50) Non Profit
    Funding Regional / Municipal - Kenora District Services Board (KDSB)