Best Start Network Kenora

Site: Sioux Lookout

Service: Best Start

Description & Services
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 isues 
  • Loans out items such as high chairs, playpens, strollers and wagons
 
Drop In Playtime
 
Encourages parents and children to drop in anytime during regular hours to use the play space and learning centres
 
Parenting Programs 
  • Baby and Me - Public Health Nurse Visits 
  • Community Parenting Education 
  • Infant Rhyme Time 
  • Kids Have Stress Too 
  • Make The Connection 
  • Nobody's Perfect
 
Preschool Programs 
  • Esso Family Math 
  • Parent/Child Mother Goose 
  • Rock "N Read
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Hudson Township ; Sioux Lookout
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
and their families
 
Drop In Playtime
 
Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver
 
Parenting Programs
 
Baby and Me, Infant Rhyme Time and Make The Connection workshops are 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 807-737-3253
Fax 807-737-2928
Website www.kenoradistrictbeststart.ca
Primary Contact Vicky Shoguchi, Best Start Hub Coordinator; Email: vshoguchi@fireflynw.ca
Site Location Sioux Mountain Public School
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 89 First Ave N, Room 146
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B5
 
View Google Map
Intersection First Ave and Third St
Mailing Address c/o Firefly 
68 Princess St N 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1H4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Regional / Municipal - Kenora District Services Board (KDSB)
Elections Jun - Annual General Meeting