Whitesand First Nation

Site: Band Office - Whitesand First Nation Site

Service: Early Childhood Development

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Whitesand First Nation
Application Requires completion of registration and consent form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-583-2671
Fax 807-583-2513
Website www.whitesandfirstnation.com
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Primary Contact Dawnis Bouchard, Early Childhood Development Coordinator; Email: dawnis.bouchard@whitesandfirstnation.com
Alternate Contact Natalie Cheesquay, Early Childhood Development Assistant; Email: natalie.cheesquay@whitesandfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is directly N of Armstrong, 235 km N of Thunder Bay at end of Hwy 527 which branches off Hwy 11/17
Located In Community Whitesand First Nation
Address Doug's Dr
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
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Mailing Address c/o Early Childhood Development 
PO Box 68 
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
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)