Parents & Students

In this section, you will find information related to schools, teaching and education.

Resources for Parents

NAN HOPE

NAN HOPE is a Telephone & Virtual Rapid Access Centre that offers 3 services: 24/7 toll-free rapid access to confidential crisis servicesNavigation: Out Navigators provide connection to ongoing mental health and addictions support services in home communities and existing regional supportsRapid Access to clinical and mental health counselling 1-844-NAN-HOPE (626-4673) or visit https://nanhope.ca/

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Do you know a child under 5 years old who is a member of Nishnawbe Aski Nation? NAN in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is proud to offer free books delivered to your community. For more information or to register a child, contact: Jennifer Wrigley at jwrigley@nan.ca Download Poster

Choose Life

NAN advocated for and developed Choose Life to ensure that no First Nation community would be denied programming funding that promotes the mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being of youth. Choose Life provides immediate funding relief for youth at risk of suicide by fast-tracking proposals for group child and youth mental health prevention programs/services. Guiding Principles…

NAN Housing Strategy

Across Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) the ongoing shortage and inadequacy of housing is negatively impacting individual and community well-being. The ongoing First Nations housing crisis has developed out of decades of inappropriate intervention. In 2014, the 49 NAN Chiefs in Assembly declared a Collective Housing Emergency through Resolution 14/40. In 2017, the NAN Infrastructure Summit…