Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation

Site: Abinooji Learning Centre

Service: Preschool Readiness Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Provides a program focused on improving the health and social development of preschool children and their families  
  • Strives to meet the emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs of the child  
  • Offers programs that will culturally connect and spiritually root children in the traditional language and history of family, community and Nation  
  • Involves parents, elders and community members as much as possible
Provides the following:  
  • A variety of school readiness programs such as learning shapes and numbers, building vocabulary and reading  
  • Supervised indoor and outdoor playtime and gym activities  
  • Nutritious snacks
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Wabigoon Lake First Nation
  • Members of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation 
  • Pre-school children up to 6 years of age
Application Requires completion of registration and consent form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-938-0030
Fax 807-938-1166
E-Mail health@drytel.net
Website www.wabigoonlakeon.ca
Primary Contact Teressa Parenteau, Learning Centre Director
Alternate Contact Cori Brown, Health Director; Phone: 807-938-6464; Fax: 807-938-1166
Site Location Community is approx 19 km SE of Dryden, 2 km S off TransCanada Hwy 17, along both shores of Dinorwic Lake
Located In Community Wabigoon Lake First Nation
Address RR 1 Site 115
Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4
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Mailing Address c/o Abinooji Learning Centre 
Box 300 
RR 1, Site 115 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)