Brass Bell Family Resource Centre

Site: Manitouwadge Site

Service: Best Start

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a one stop family centre, offering children and their families a place to learn and grow together 
  • Offers programs to children at no cost to parents 
  • Provides family learning activities 
  • Provides an opportunity to learn about all family services
Provides the following programs and services including: 
  • Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) 
  • Fair Start screening 
  • Baby beginnings 
  • Early literacy 
  • Gross motor and family fitness 
  • Public health nurse visits 
  • School readiness for preschool 
  • Roots of Empathy 
  • Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) 
  • Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) 
  • Special events such as Esso family math, hug-a-tree, mother goose
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:45 am-2:45 pm 
Drop-In: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10 am-12 noon 
Baby Beginnings: Wed 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Manitouwadge
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under
Application No application required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-826-2883
Fax 807-826-2880
Primary Contact Kristy Lachance, Program Coordinator
Primary Executive Colleen Kjellman, Executive Director; Phone: 807-857-2943; Fax: 807-857-1318; Email:
Site Location Our Lady of Lourdes School
Located In Community Manitouwadge
Address Our Lady of Lourdes School
7 Flicker Ave
Manitouwadge, ON P0T 2C0
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Intersection Flicker St and Redwing Ave
Mailing Address c/o Best Start Manitouwadge 
PO Box 1186 
7 Flicker Ave 
Manitouwadge, ON P0T 2C0
Physical Access Not Accessible - Staff are available to assist when needed
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board ; Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada