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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program “Awashishak” Project

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Child Nutrition

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder is caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol. Those affected may require extra support and services.

The Awashishak Project provides services to clients and families impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder through support group, group outings, community kitchen & garden, camps, crafts & traditional crafts, and family friendly activities and events.

The Awashishak Project also provides child nutrition services to families, through community garden, cooking with kids, and classes to learn to prepare healthy and economical snacks and meals for their family.


Children are our most treasured resource, learn to guide them. Join our weekly parenting circles and activities and learn to incorporate culture into your family life. Children follow what they see, learn to be a healthy role model for your children and live free from harmful substances.

If you are interested in the activities or would like more information please contact:

Cindy Peltier
FASD Coordinator
(613) 748-0657 ext. 214

Supported by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, and Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Government of Ontario


2017 GFB-1Good Food Box

Fresh produce available monthly at reasonable prices. Pay once a month and receive fresh vegetables & fruits from local producers. Food is ready for pick up, the third Tuesday of each month. Food must be picked up that day.

Sizes available:

$10.00 good for a single person
$15.00 good for a couple
$20.00 good for a family
$25.00 (organic) in season




2017-support-groupFASD Support Group

Providing support for families and individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Dinner is provided. Contact Cindy Peltier for more information.

When: See dates in poster

Where: Meet on the Second Floor in the Wabano Centre







2016-09-15-quilting-232x300Learn to Quilt!

Learn to quilt with us every Thursday. Contribute to the community and pass along your knowledge. We will be making a quilt for Wabano’s next Gala on June 21, 2017. Registration is required with Cindy Peltier.








Learn to knit a dishcloth, scarf, or bring your own project. Program starts October 3rd. See poster for details

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