Pays Plat First Nation

Site: Pays Plat Health Centre

Service: Early Childhood Development

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Provides a program focused on improving the health and social development of preschool children and their families  
  • Strives to meet the emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs of the child  
  • Offers programs that will culturally connect and spiritually root children in the traditional language and history of family, community and Nation  
  • Involves parents, elders and community members as much as possible
Provides the following:  
  • A variety of school readiness programs such as learning shapes and numbers, building vocabulary and reading  
  • Supervised indoor and outdoor playtime and gym activities  
  • Nutritious snacks
Services and activities include: 
  • Community garden participation 
  • Cultural craft teaching 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day 
  • Health Fair 
  • Healthy Luncheon 
  • New baby packages 
  • Regalia making workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation
  • Members of Pays Plat First Nation  
  • Pre-school children up to 6 years of age
Application Requires completion of registration and consent form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-1112
Fax 807-824-4623
Primary Contact Ida Wanakamik, Community Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-824-1114
Alternate Contact Debbie Bouchard, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-824-1114
Site Location Community is approx 180 km NE of Thunder Bay along Hwy 17 near Rossport, 44 km W of Terrace Bay
Located In Community Pays Plat First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Pow Wow Dr, Business Centre, Unit C
Pays Plat, ON P0T 3C0
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Physical Access Not 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)