Shkoday Abinojiiwak Obimiwedoon

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Aboriginal Head Start

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers a comprehensive holistic program for Indigenous children and their families living off-reserve
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a comprehensive holistic program for Indigenous children and their families living off-reserve 
  • Offers traditional teachings in a culturally enriched learning environment incorporating Indigenous culture and language, education and school readiness, parental and caregiver involvement, social support, nutrition, and health components 
  • Provides transportation when required for children to attend the Aboriginal Head Start (AHS) program
 
Offers the following program: 
  • Biwaase'aa
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Programming Mon-Thu 8:30 am-3:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 2 year(s) - 6 year(s) 
 
  • Must reside off-reserve 
  • Priority given to Indigenous children at risk
Application
  • Registration required; the form is available on the website 
  • Pre-registration also available by phone 
  • Home visit is scheduled and conducted before enrollment
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-768-2342
Fax 807-768-9509
E-Mail admin@shkoday.com
Website www.shkoday.com
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Primary Contact Carmen Michon, RECE Supervisor; Email: cmichon@shkoday.com
Primary Executive Marilyn Junnila, Executive Director; Email: mjunnila@shkoday.com
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1610 John Street Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7G 1J9
 
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Intersection John St Rd and Belrose Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1997
Funding Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada