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Child Care

Provided by: pamināwasowin

Service Description

A licensed child care facility that provides care and supervision for up to 90 children between the ages of six weeks and six years during the school year and six weeks and 12 years during the summer. Priority is given to First Nations University of Canada students and employees.

Parents/guardians are required to pay a $200 deposit per child to reserve a space and a $25 administration fee. The deposit is non-refundable when the reserved space is not used, but is refundable upon one month’s written notice of withdrawal and all child care fees and subsidies are paid in full. The administration fee is non-refundable. Parents/guardians are required to participate in two fundraising events per calendar year or will be charged $100 per event.

Able to accommodate children with delays and differing needs. Please contact for further information.


  • Educators take the time to work with each family and support all children with the transition from home to child care.
  • Feel communication is crucial in building a strong and trusting relationship between their child care and your family.
  • Keep you updated on your child’s daily activities and routines, as well as provide observations related to your child’s development.
  • Team of Educators strive to achieve the highest quality of care for your child.
  • Program is based around the Play and Exploration – Early Learning and Program Guide as they believe children learn through their individual interests, their play, their environment and their social interactions.
  • Believe a sense of belonging and community play a positive role in your child’s development.
  • Are dedicated in providing a licensed, quality, inclusive, affordable and accessible early learning and child care program to children and their families.
  • Fosters a holistic approach while embracing the First Nations Culture, Values and Traditions into their lesson planning.
  • Goal is to provide services within a supportive and nurturing environment to all children and their families.
  • Committed to the families they serve by providing a stimulating early learning and child care experience by promoting each child’s social/emotional, speech/language, physical and cognitive development.
  • Are dedicated to include First Nations Educators into the program and to expand their knowledge by working with Elders from the First Nations University of Canada.

Programs and Activities

  • Are committed to their Mission and Vision Statements by adhering to the following principles and objectives;
    • Educate children through their play and program around their individual interests.
    • Provide an inclusive environment for all children and their families.
    • Nurture the holistic development of a child’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs.
    • Include the First Nations Culture, Values and Traditions into their program.
    • Support the pamināwasowin child care educators and staff in their professional development and training opportunities.
    • Develop a healthy relationship between the child, educator, and family.
    • Embrace the connections with Elders in the First Nations University of Canada community.
  • Activities may include outings, rest time, and outdoor play when weather permits.


  • Good nutrition is promoted as it plays an important role in the overall mental and physical well being of children.
  • A nutritious morning snack and lunch will be provided daily as well as a simple afternoon snack.
  • A balanced choice of foods will be served using the current recommendations of the Canada Food Guide with an effort given to restrict intake of excessive amounts of sugar, fat and salt.
  • Water will be provided upon request, at regular intervals and after heat exposure or physical activity.
  • Milk will be served at mealtime.
  • Staff monitor the children’s meals and report problems to the parent(s).
  • Centre does not force a child to eat or restrict meal portions.
  • Director must be notified if your child has any allergies or special diets.
  • A record of children’s food allergies/special diets is to be kept in the kitchen and each classroom.
  • If a child is allergic or is unable to have a planned meal, if possible, depending on the degree of allergies, an equally nutritious substitute meal will be served.
  • The child care is nut sensitive.
  • On children’s birthdays, parents are permitted to bring a cake or muffins to share with all the children – no candies, treats, favors or gifts are permitted.
  • Insists that parents refrain from bringing candies, chocolate bars, chips, cheesies, fruit roll-ups fruit wrinkles, and other treats – treats will be supplied by the child care only on special days like Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day and not on a regular basis.


Children between the ages of 6 weeks - kindergarten during the school year and 6 weeks - 12 years during the summer. Priority is given to First Nations University of Canada students and employees.
Able to accommodate children with delays and differing needs. Please contact for further information.

Application Process

Call, email, or fill out the application online to place your child on the wait list.


Full-time: Infants $318.50 per month, Toddlers $200 per month, Preschool $200 per month, Kindergarten $200 per month, School-Age (Summer) $567 per month.

Child Care Subsidy accepted.

Alternate Number : 306-790-5950 Ext. 3507

Business Line: 306-790-5950 Ext. 3505

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Languages Offered

English, Cree

Child Care


1 First Nations Way
First Nations University of Canada
Regina SK  S4S 7K2

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.


Wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair accessible washroom available.

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