Nibinamik First Nation

Site: Nursing Station

Service: Daycare Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Infant Respite Care assistance provided by the Early Childhood Development program
Description (Service) Operates a licensed daycare centre 
  • Focuses on activities that enhance the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of children 
  • Offers age appropriate structured activities including art, baking, circle time, dramatic play, field trips, music, storytime and special events 
  • Provides supervised, unstructured indoor and outdoor playtime  
  • Provides 2 snacks and a hot lunch daily  
  • Incorporates Native cultural programs with the daily community based programming
Offers full day and part-time programs for:  
  • Toddlers  
  • Preschoolers
Also provides: 
  • Respite care for infants 
  • After-school care for children requiring care for working parents
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm
Areas Served Nibinamik First Nation
  • Members of Nibinamik First Nation 
  • Infants for respite care: 0-12 months of age 
  • Toddlers: 1-3 years of age 
  • Pre-school: 3 years of age 
  • After-school: children of any age attending school and requiring care
  • Requires completion of registration and consent form 
  • Must show proof of child's immunization record
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees Program
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-593-2120
Fax 807-593-2155
Primary Contact Emily Oskineegish, Day Care Coordinator
Alternate Contact Annie Oskineegish, Health Director; Phone: 807-593-2211; Fax: 807-593-2253; Email:
Site Location Community is 385 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 500 km N of Thunder Bay along E shores of Nibinamik Lake on Winisk River system
Located In Community Nibinamik First Nation
Address Summer Beaver
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Mailing Address c/o Daycare Program, Nibinamik 
PO Box 116 
Summer Beaver, ON P0T 3B0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)