Couchiching First Nation

Site: Fort Frances - 201 Frog Creek Rd

Service: Toy Lending Library

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Coordinates a toy lending library and delivers programs and services in conjunction with the Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children (AHBHC) program to promote child development and to enhance the lives of both child and parent 
  • Offers daily/weekly rotating activities such as arts and crafts, baking, circle and story times, cultural activities and teachings, swimming and educational sessions on topics such as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Regular programs can include but are not limited to:
  • Community Kitchen 
  • Cooking With Kids 
  • Drop In Play and Learn Sessions 
  • Mini Chef Program 
  • Moms and Babes
Toy Lending Library
  • Lends a variety of toys and equipment such as playpens and strollers for use at home for a maximum of 2 weeks 
  • Provides monthly milk coupons for pre/post natal families
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Programs: Mon-Fri 10 am-12 noon 
Drop-In Program: Tue-Thu 1 pm-2 pm (Program times vary so call office or check newsletter for monthly schedule)
Areas Served Couchiching First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
Aboriginal children 0-6 years of age and their families
Parents/family members are required to: 
  • Be a registered member of Couchiching First Nation 
  • Attend all activities with children 
  • Be a member of the Toy Lending Library
Milk Coupons 
  • Pre/post natal parents 
  • Parent/s are required to attend all activities/workshops related to pregnancy
Toy Lending Library
Must be a resident of Couchiching Reserve; does not require membership in the program
Application Registration forms available at office
Milk Coupons
Available once per month from Toy Library Coordinator
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-1918
Fax 807-274-6458
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Dianna Singleton, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-1918 ext 601
Alternate Contact Amber Jourdain, Assistant Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-1918 ext 602
Site Location Community is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
Located In Community Couchiching First Nation
Address 201 Frog Creek Rd
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
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Intersection Frog Creek Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address c/o Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
RR 2, RMB 2027 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)