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Site: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory - Deserontyon Dr

Service: Tahatikonhsotóntie Head Start

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-396-6716
Fax 613-396-3409
Primary Contact Nicole Loft, Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Kerri Smart, Admin Assistant/Mohawk language teacher; Email:
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Tahatikonhsotóntie Head Start
9 Deserontyon Dr
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON K0K 1X0
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Tahatikonhsotóntie Head Start runs several programs including the following: 
Morning Preschool Program: is a licensed program for 24 children. This program runs from Monday to Friday, 8:15 am-12 noon. The morning preschool program is based on the High Scope curriculum model using play based learning. Interactive learning and engagement, cultural teachings, Mohawk language, school readiness and social skill development are some of the areas focused on. We also offer the Seeds of Empathy program for children ages 3-6 years, during this time which fosters empathy in children. Transportation is provided to those on a first come, first serve, need only basis (by sign up). Children are selected from our waiting list for enrollment. If you wish to put your child’s name on our list, please call Kerri at 613-396-6716. 
Drop In Program: this program runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday's from 1:30-3:30 pm and is designed for children newborn to 6 years of age and a parent/guardian etc. The drop in program curriculum includes a variety of fun, hands-on learning activities which encompass the six components of Head Start. Adults who attend have opportunity to interact with other adults, engage with all children and lend support to other participants. 
Bi-weekly Workshops: these bi-weekly workshops are held on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30-3:30 pm. Information regarding each workshop will be posted in the Tyendinaga Newsletter as well as the Tahatikonhsotontie Facebook page. If you do not have access to these sources, or would like to sign up for a workshop please feel free to contact Carla at 613-396-6716. 
Resource lending and referrals are available upon request which is open for Families, Community members and service providers.
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under
Languages English
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Established 2000
Date Updated 23 May 2019
Service Categories Drop In Child Care ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Preschools

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