Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Site: NiGiGoonSiWiiGiWaam Child Care Centre

Service: Child Care Centre

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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) 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 2 snacks and a hot lunch daily  
  • Teaches Native cultural values and language with the daily community based programming 
  • Coordinates immunizations through a visiting Registered Nurse
Offers full day programs for: 
  • Toddlers  
  • Preschoolers
Integrated Program for Special Needs 
  • Provides individualized program planning geared to the specific needs of the child 
  • Promotes integration into all programs with resource teacher assistance as needed 
  • Provides one on one or group activities and support
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:45 pm
Areas Served Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nations 
  • Toddlers: 18-30 months of age 
  • Preschoolers: 30 months-4 years of age
Integrated Program for Special Needs 
  • Children with behavioural, developmental or intellectual needs
  • Completed registration package and signed contract required before enrollment 
  • Must provide copy of child's current immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-481-2500
Fax 807-481-2506
Primary Contact Tania Jones, Child Care Supervisor; Phone: 807-271-6226; Email:
Site Location Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Located In Community Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Address 151 Eagleview Dr
Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation, ON P9A 3M5
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Mailing Address c/o Child Care Centre 
PO Box 681 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)