Shkoday Abinojiiwak Obimiwedoon

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Biwaase'aa

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Description & Services
Public Comments Biwaase'aa Program is offered at the following schools: 
McKellar Park Central  
Ogden Community  
Our Lady of Charity  
St. Ann  
St. James 
Vance Chapman  
Description (Service) Offers culturally appropriate programs and services for Indigenous youth at eight community schools
Programs provided include: 
  • In-school student literacy/numeracy support, mentoring, role modeling, cultural teachings and activities, pow wows and cultural workshops 
  • After-school programs including cultural teachings/activities, homework and study help, recreational activities and life/living skills teachings 
  • Food security education including healthy lunch/snack programs, promotion of nutritious eating and traditional teachings related to food and hunting, gathering and harvesting 
  • Structured activities to promote social and recreational experiences such as Family Literacy Nights and Family Drop-in evenings
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program hours vary dependent on school times
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Indigenous youth and their families
  • Registration is required 
  • Call or access the form on the website
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-0500
Fax 807-623-0511
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Site Location Thunder Bay Aboriginal Head Start
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 1610 John Street Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7G 1J9
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Intersection John Street Rd and Belrose Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2004
Funding Regional / Municipal - District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) ; United Way ; Private