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Northwest Angle 33 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 for Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency in Kenora
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
Customary Care (Foster Care)

Coordinates foster care child placement in the following order of priority:
  • With immediate or extended family members in the community
  • With other community members
  • With extended family outside the community
  • With a family in another Native community
  • With a non-Aboriginal family as a last consideration
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
  • Provides referrals to other programs and supports
Comments
Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services, Administration Office, Rat Portage Reserve, Kenora, Ont P9N 1S7, ph: 807-548-1099
Hours of Operation
Mon
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 7:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Northwest Angle #33 First Nation
  • Children under 18 years of age in need of care and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 28, 2021