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Atikokan Parenting Inventory

 
 Sun Dog – Best Start Hub
 
  • Drop-In
  • Baby Beginnings
  • ABCs of Baby Food Making
  • Rock & Read
  • Make the Connection
  • Science Days
  • Alphabet Soup
  • Parties/Celebrations
  • Family Esso Math
  • Mother Goose
  • Parent Resources
  • Injury Prevention Items
  • Outdoor adventures
  • Mom's Club

Contact: Tania (807) 597-1481

Atikokan Native Friendship Centre
 
  • Aboriginal Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Community Action Program for Children
  • Moms & Tots Swim Program
  • Baby & Me
  • Parenting 1-2-3
  • Positive Native Parenting
  • Raising the Children
  • Community Kitchen
  • Prenatal Nutrition (Fruit & Veggie Vouchers)
  • Akwego and Wasinaabin programs
Contact: (807) 597-1213
​Kenora and Rainy River District’s Child and Family Services
 
  • Home visits/parenting support
  • Early intervention for children newborn to six years
  • Developmental screening and assessments
  • Support and assistance with behavioural problems
  • Family support services that include counseling, advocacy and education
  • Linkage with health, financial, educational and other support services in the community.
  • Assistance with transition to school for special needs children
  • Recreational and life skills programming
  • Parenting programs – Positive Parenting, Bonding with Baby, 123 Magic, Enjoy Your Toddler, Triple P
Contact: Shelley Dion (807) 597-2700
Eatright Ontario - Information on Nutrition and Healthy Eating from a Registered Dietitian
Toll Free in Ontario – 1-877-510-5102
 
Telehealth Ontario – 1-866-797-0000
 
Motherisk – 1-416-813-6780
 
Poison Control – 1-800-268-9017
 
Ontario Early Years – 1-866-821-7770
​Northwestern Health Unit
 
· Prenatal classes
· Child wellness
· Breastfeeding support services
· Dental services
· Infant hearing screens, early identification and treatment of speech and language problems -Northwords
· Prenatal smoking cessation
· Healthy Babies Healthy Children – Home visiting
· Immunization clinics
· Lactation consultant services
 
Contact: (807) 597-6871
​Atikokan Public Library
 
  • Mother Goose Program – A program for encouraging language development
  • Story Time
  • Science Club
  • Movie Days
  • Craft Days
  • handprint calendars
Contact: Shelly (807) 597-4406
​Rainbow Centre ( Day Care) – Located at Rainbow Family Centre
 
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:00 – 6:00
 
Contact: (807) 597-4517
​Atikokan Parks & Recreation – Quality Recreation and Leisure Activities
 
Arena – (807) 597-6932
Swimming Pool – (807) 597-6478
Little Falls Community Centre
Golfing & Curling – (807) 597-6638
 
Contact: (807) 597-1234
​Women’s Shelter of Hope – Child Witness Program
 
  • Ten-week treatment program for children ages 4-16 who have witnessed domestic violence in their homes.
Contact: Susan (807) 597-2868
​Community Care Access Centre
 
  • Providing health services for special needs children in schools
Contact: Courtney (807) 597-2159
​Atikokan Kids Sport Chapter - All kids get to play. Funding program for organized sports & recreation. Sporting Equipment available.
 
Contact: Tammy (807) 597-6871
​Firefly
 
  • Quality specialized health and education services to children and their families
Contact: Dawn (807) 597-4528
​Atikokan, The Next Generation Coalition - Focus on health and welfare of children and families through community partnerships
 
  • Make and Take
  • Safe Kids Week
  • Car Seat Clinics/Inspections – ANFC & Best Start Hub
  • Service Fairs
  • Healthy Living Food Box
  • Community Advocacy
  • Welcome baby boxes
Contact: Ashleigh (807) 597-6871