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Attawapiskat First Nation
Child and Family Services

Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members

Administers services 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
Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Payukotayno Administrative Office: 50 Bay Rd, PO Box 189D, Moosonee, Ont, ph: 705-336-2229, fax: 705-336-2492, email:
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Native and non-Native residents of Attawapiskat
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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