The Katlodeeche First Nations Children’s Centre has the following programs, The Early Childhood Education and Care Program – the “Day Care”, Family Support Programming, Parenting classes, Early Childhood training.

Families need to be valued, respected and supported throughout the life cycle. The staff at Dene Ts’eh Ts’udaa K’ehondii Koc continuously seek to improve our knowledge and skills while working with the community to provide better services and support to families. These services and supports are delivered within a preventative/wellness model and responds holistically to community needs.

Contact Info

Elaine Tambour

Daycare Coordinator


(867) 874-2639

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Fax (867) 874-3649


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The Early childhood Education and Care program is rated number one throughout the NWT. We are house in a building designed and built specifically for the program. Our program contains all the features of a preschool program and exceeds the standards for Child Day Care programs in the NWT. Our staff are all involved in ongoing training programs and all exceed the NWT’s standards for Daycare Personnel. We have a great indoor and outdoor program with equipment suitable for enriching children’s development. We honour the parents and families of the children in our care and work with them to care for their children as an extended family.


Elaine Rene Tambour achieved an Honours Diploma in Child and Youth Work with training in Family Counseling, Honours Degree- majoring in Child Psychology with a minor in Native Studies, Post Diploma Certificate in Aboriginal Child Care, 2nd stage Family Literacy trainer,Specialized training and 25 years experience working with FASD children, She also continues to keep up to date on Child Care issues by attending a minimum of 5 days training every year. (over 300 workshop hours in Child Development topics)