Fort Albany First Nation
Child and Family Services

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Description
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers services as a satellite office for Payukotayno Child and Family Services, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency

Prevention Services
  • Teaches parenting skills and assisting children through difficult times
  • Develops and administers healthy social and recreational programs for families
  • Hosts community forums to address issues such as youth drug abuse, inadequate housing, schooling problems and after school activities
  • Organizes elders meetings that address traditional child rearing methods
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities

Repatriation Services
  • Processes requests to have children in external foster care brought back to homes within the community
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of the child and family
Comments
Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Payukotayno Family Services head office in Moosonee: ph 705-336-2229, fax 705-336-2492
Eligibility
  • Native and non-Native residents of Fort Albany
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
  • Open to referrals from any source
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 18, 2018

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