Dusk’a Head Start Family Learning Centre

Dusk’a Head Start Family Learning Centre is a fully licensed early childhood education centre for children aged 18 months to pre-kindergarten.

Dusk’a is renowned for its programming with an emphasis on:

  • kindergarten readiness;
  • health promotion;
  • nutrition;
  • language;
  • culture; and
  • parental and community involvement.

Dusk’a provides high-quality holistic programming that meets the needs of each child from a family-centred approach.

The centre is named after the late respected Elder Dusk’a, who was also known as Emma Burns, in recognition of her commitment to children and to the daycare.

Information for parents and caregivers: Click here to read the Dusk’a Handbook.

Statutory holidays and centre closures

  • New Year’s Day
  • Yukon Heritage Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Canada Day
  • Discovery Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Christmas Break (decided each year by the KDFN Council)

Dusk’a will also be closed for at least four days each year for staff professional development days.

Wait list status

There is currently a waiting list for children applying to Dusk’a. If you would like to join the waiting list, please call 867-393-3775 to have your name added.