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Waninawakang Aboriginal Head Start
Aboriginal Head Start Program

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
  • Aboriginal families and their children
  • Head Start: children 3-5 years of age
  • Child Care available for children 1.5-3 years of age
Application Process
  • 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
Service - Fee subsidy may be available ; Fee assistance available for Child Care ; assistance is provided by Kenora District Services Board.
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
Last Verified On May 3, 2019

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