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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Child and Family Advocate

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Description
  • Responsible for carrying out support on behalf of Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services that provides for the best interests of children and families in child welfare matters in and out of the court system
  • Ensures the child's needs including cultural identity, language, community and family are being met in decisions of both short term and long term placements

Provides advocacy and support for children/youth in the following cases:
  • Crown Ward no access
  • Crown Ward with access
  • Society Ward
  • Extended Care and Maintenance
  • Customary Care Agreement
  • Adoption
  • Supervision Order

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: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Children 18 years of age and under and their families
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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