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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
Right to Play Coordinator - Stephanie Bluecoat, phone 807-478-2572 Ext 211
Description (Service) Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for children and youth of the community 
  • Provides various activities such as arts and crafts, video game nights, movie nights and sports events 
  • Organizes and supervises various outdoor activities for youth during summer months such as baseball, basketball, soccer, dodgeball and frisbee 
  • Maintains a job board with current listings of available employment
After School Program 
Organizes sporting events and other activities for youth to participate in after school
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Activity times vary
Areas Served Fort Severn First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 9 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Members of Fort Severn First Nation
Application Parents are asked to register child/children with the youth centre by providing an emergency contact number and any known allergies of the child
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-478-2623
Fax 807-478-2541
Primary Contact Bernadette Kabestra, Youth Centre Coordinator
Alternate Contact Daisy Kabestra, Health Director; Phone: 807-478-2560; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 720 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 9 km from mouth of Severn River on Hudson Bay
Located In Community Fort Severn First Nation
Address Fort Severn, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Youth Centre 
PO Box 151 
Fort Severn, ON P0V 1W0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)