Integrated Children’s Program

Tentative start date:  October 5th, 2020

PROGRAM UPDATE / INFORMATION

The purpose of this notice is to provide parents/caregivers with an update on the Bi-gzhaadge Binoonjiiyak or Integrated Children’s After School Program.

Due to COVID-19 there will be some changes to the program.  These changes are reflective of the needs of the families and the necessity to keep the children in our community safe during the pandemic. The number of children accepted into the program is limited to 18 children to allow for physical distancing. 

The program will operate: Monday – Thursday (closed on holidays & snow days)

ELIGIBILITY/PRIORITY

  • The parent or legal guardian must be a registered member of Nipissing First Nation
  • Both parents are working outside of the home
  • Children are over the age of 6 and under the age of 12 years

REGISTRATION PROCESS

The Registration Form can be accessed HERE and completed forms can be sent by email to brandief@nfn.ca, by fax to 705-753-5087 or by mail to:
Brandie Fong, Manager of Children’s Services
Nipissing First Nation
36 Semo Road
Garden Village ON P2B 3K2


The following changes are taking place:

  1. Temperatures will be taken DAILY prior to the child’s entry to the program.  If at any time the child is ill, parents will be called and will be required to pick up child(ren) immediately.
  2. Parents will be required to send a snack and drink for their child.  The program will not be providing food (with safety in mind).
  3. Spaces will be filled on a first come basis.
  4. Attendance is important.  Those who miss 3 days in the same week will forfeit their space to make room for another child who may be on the waitlist (illness and planned absences are exempt)
  5. Parents or legal guardian must report any absence and when due to sickness or illness and where required, will expect a call from the Community Health Nurse.

For more information about this program, please contact: 

Brandie Fong, Manager of Children’s Services 
705-753-3312 extension 3001 or email:  brandief@nfn.ca

Click to download the NOTICE and the REGISTRATION FORM (fillable PDF).