In the past 5 years Sivummut Head Start has grown into a program that is celebrated locally and nationally while the originating Aboriginal Head Start components guide all of the OICC programs. Twenty families received extended support and 32 children participated during 840 hours of direct programming.


  • Culture and language
  • Parental involvement
  • Social support
  • Nutrition
  • Health promotion
  • School readiness
  • Dental screenings
  • Monthly well child checks
  • Monthly field trips
  • Cultural performances
  • Guests and visitors
  • Literacy circles
  • Uquasivut circles
  • Seeds of Empathy circles


  • Field trips such as: Mer Bleu Park, Briggs Christmas Tree Farm, museums and Proulx Farm
  • Bringing Seeds of Empathy program to the preschool age children
  • Brigance Screening
  • Many Elders attended the program to show traditional activities such as beading, qamutiq and iglu building
  • Annual events such as Graduation, Parent Orientation BBQ, Christmas Party and Inuit Day


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224 & 230 McArthur Ave
Vanier, Ontario
Canada K1L 6P5

Tel: 613.744.3133 x228
Fax: 613-744-7629



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