Brass Bell Family Resource Centre

Site: Dorion Site

Service: Best Start

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides an environment, programs and activities that encourage and enhance parent/child relationships, promote early learning and development and provide an opportunity for people to meet and socialize with other families; believes children are competent, capable and curious, and provides programs that are reflective and responsive to community needs; offers healthy food and snacks to program participants
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a welcoming and inclusive, clean and safe environment where children can play and explore 
  • Encourages parents and caregivers to participate in the planning and implementation of programs
 
  • Offers the following programs and services, including: 
    • Early Years programming 
    • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) 
    • Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) 
    • Early Fair Start Screening 
    • Baby Beginnings 
    • Early Literacy 
    • Programs to promote the health and well-being of children and families
     
    Also functions as the administrative office for Dorion, Red Rock, Nipigon, Schreiber, Terrace Bay, Manitouwadge Best Start locations, The Family Place Child Care Nipigon and Marathon Baby Beginnings program
Hours Centre Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm; visit website to view extended program hours
Areas Served Dorion ; Hurkett
Eligibility Varies by program
Application Drop in
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-857-2943
Toll Free Phone 1-888-260-6382
Fax 807-857-1318
E-Mail aguilbault@tbaytel.net
Website www.brassbell.org
Primary Contact Anna Guilbault, Coordinator
Primary Executive Colleen Kjellman, Executive Director; Email: ckjellman@tbaytel.net
Site Location Dorion Public School
Located In Community Dorion
Address Dorion Public School
175 Dorion Loop Rd, RR 1
Dorion, ON P0T 1K0
 
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Intersection Dorion Loop Rd and Brunner Rd
Mailing Address c/o Brass Bell/Best Start Dorion 
RR 1 
175 Dorion Loop Rd 
Dorion, ON P0T 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board ; Provincial - Ministry of Education; Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada