Setting your child up for success
EarlyON Child and Family Centre
Provides information and support on child development and parenting to families with children up to the age of 6 years in Kenora and Sioux Lookout. Play-based learning opportunities are provided for children and their families to participate in together. Parents/caregivers also connect with other families through casual conversations and activities and learn about other services available in the community.
FIREFLY Prenatal and Nutrition Program
Promotes the health of pregnant women and new mothers and their babies up to the age of 6 months in Kenora and Red Lake. Services include prenatal classes, education and support on breastfeeding, infant care and child development, nutritional counselling and prenatal vitamin/food coupons. Referrals are also made to other agencies and services that can provide additional support.
Child Care Resource and Support Program
Supports the professional learning and development opportunities that build the capacity of supervisors, program staff and cooks in the provision of high quality childcare programs for children ages 0 to 12 years old in First Nation communities. This includes supporting the work of First Nation Child Care Leadership and Network groups and individual child care programs.