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Head Office Métis Nation of Ontario 500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 Northwest Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1

Organization: Métis Nation of Ontario - Northwest Métis Council - Community Action Program For Children  
Phone Numbers: 807-223-5280
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-4889
Fax: 807-223-4855
Email: nwmetis@drytel.net
Website: www.metisnation.org
Address:
34B King St
Dryden, ON
P8N 1B3
Intersection: King St and Earl Ave
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Shelley Gonneville - Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch
705-254-1768 ext 310 * shelleyg@metisnation.org
Ronald Robinson - Council President
807-223-8082
Contacts: CAP-C Coordinator
Service Description: Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
Offers services, ongoing support and education to enhance the lives of young children and families
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions by offering information and education on effective parenting and good life teachings
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions including information sessions on pre-parenting preparation and child development
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, injury prevention, and child mental health
  • Coordinates arts/crafts and fun activities for children
  • Hosts monthly programs including drop-ins, community kitchens, and parenting programs for families/parents
  • Provides free formula and diapers for registered families
Provides public education and information in the areas of:
  • Developing family values that are culturally based
  • Developmental needs of infants, toddlers and pre school aged children
  • Effective parenting
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and Fetal Smoking Syndrome

Fees: None
Application:
  • Intake assessment required
  • Program requires advance registration
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Métis individuals and families with children younger than 6 years of age
  • Children younger than 6 years of age at-risk
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Kenora District  
See Also: Parenting Education

This information was last completely updated on February 17, 2017

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