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Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Functions as the community's early childhood development centre for all prenatal and early childhood care programs and services
  • Coordinates special events and activities for all early childhood programs to participate in 
  • Provides educational information and promotional material to the community
Houses the following programs: 
  • Brighter Futures 
  • Child Wellness 
  • Dental Health 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Maternal Child Health 
  • Nishtum Head Start 
  • Prenatal Nutrition Program
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sandy Lake First Nation with children 6 years of age and younger
Application Call Centre for information on registering for programs
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-774-1121
Fax 807-774-4548
Alternate Contact Jennifer Meekis, Centre Coordinator; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
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Mailing Address c/o Early Childhood Development 
PO Box 20 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
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)