M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Binoojiinh Gamgoonhs Daycare Centre

Service: Daycare Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Donations of the following items are always appreciated: 
  • Plastic grocery bags (to send home children’s art work, clothes, etc)  
  • Old high-heel shoes (dress up center)  
  • Empty plastic icing containers (paint and glue)  
  • Pennies (for the math center)  
  • Baby wipes
Description (Service) Operates a licensed daycare centre  
  • Offers a variety of activities to enhance the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of children  
  • Provides a variety of school readiness programs  
  • Provides breakfast, 2 snacks and a hot lunch daily 
  • Offers a Toy Library with various educational and developmental toys and resources  
  • Incorporates Native cultural programs with the daily community based programming  
  • Provides bus services for children attending the daycare
Offers full day and part-time programs for:  
  • Infants 
  • Toddlers  
  • Preschoolers/JK 
  • School Age
Hours Daycare Centre: Mon-Fri 7:45 am-4:45 pm 
Toy Library: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and under 
Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation 
  • Infants: 0-18 months 
  • Toddlers: children 18-30 months  
  • Preschool & JK: children 21 months - 5 years 
  • School age: children 68 months - 12 years
  • Requires completed registration package and  
  • Health examination and copy of child's immunization records required for each child every 2 years 
  • Late charges for pick-up after 4:45 pm apply; charges are $1 per minute and if time exceeds 30 minutes, Child Protective Services will be contacted
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Program
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5383
Fax 705-377-4377
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Denise Debassige, Daycare Secretary; Email: denised@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 4 Assance Dr
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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Intersection Assance Dr and Lakeview Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 298 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) ; Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)