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United Native Friendship Centre
Zaagi-idiwin Aboriginal Headstart Program

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Description
Provides a licensed school readiness program for Indigenous children entering school for the first time
  • Delivers programs through early childhood educators and resource teachers in a structured pre-school environment
  • Provides healthy snacks and lunch

Program focus is on:
  • Indigenous culture and language
  • Education and school readiness
  • Health promotion and nutrition
  • Parental involvement
  • Social supports

Services offered are:
  • Dental screening and fluoride treatments
  • Developmental assessments
  • Parent workshops
  • Speech and language (also teaches basic Ojibwe)

Transportation
  • Provides bus transportation for children to and from the program
Comments
Alternate email for Classroom Teacher and Assistants: ahsclassroom@unfc.org
Hours of Operation
Sep-Jun: Mon-Thu 8:20 am-3:20 pm
Eligibility
Priority given to Indigenous children; non-Indigenous children accepted if space is available
Transportation
Priority given to families who do not have a vehicle

Age Requirements: Ages: 2.5 year(s) - 5 year(s);
Application Process
  • Requires completed registration application and
  • Child's birth certificate and updated immunization record
After child is accepted, parent is required to:
  • Sign consent for parental involvement in program
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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