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Organization: Waninawakang Aboriginal Head Start  
Phone Numbers: 807-737-7519
Fax: 807-737-7520
PO Box 1617
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1C3
Street Address:
66 Princess St
Sioux Lookout
Intersection: Princess St and Fifth Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Child Care: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Head Start: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-3:15 pm
Executives: Clarise Henrickson - Executive Director
Marci Driver - Early Childhood Educator
Service Description: Operates Aboriginal Head Start and Child Care programs to prepare young children for school years

Located on Princess St near Fifth Ave

Operates Aboriginal Head Start and Child Care programs to prepare young children for school years
  • Licensed under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014
  • Promotes family involvement in all aspects of the program
  • Offers activities such as arts and crafts, breakfast and circle time and a pre-school library
  • Participates in community events and special celebrations

Offers daily programs focused on:
  • Education and school readiness
  • Health promotion
  • Native culture and language
  • Nutrition
  • Parental and family involvement
  • Social support

Services offered are:
  • Aboriginal language and culture
  • Dental screening and fluoride treatments
  • Developmental assessments
  • Hot meals and snacks daily
  • Parent workshops

Fees: Service - Fee subsidy may be available
  • Requires completed registration for Aboriginal Head Start and/or Child Care; forms available at office
  • Must provide copy of child's birth certificate and updated immunization record
Eligibility / Target Population:
  • Aboriginal families and their children
  • Head Start: children 3-5 years of age
  • Child Care available for children 1.5-3 years of age
Languages: English
Language Notes: Cree, Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Area Served:
See Also: Screening Programs

This information was last completely updated on April 27, 2018

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