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Couchiching First Nation

Child and Family Care Program

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Description
Provides services and support to children in need of care and protection and to help strengthen and heal families
  • Investigates all suspected cases of abuse/neglect
  • Provides alternative care choices
  • Addresses the causes of family breakdown and provides counselling and referrals to restore family health
Child Care Services

Provides substitute care and protection of children when:
  • Family situation becomes stressful
  • Child is left alone
  • Single parent needs a break
  • Parents must go away for treatment
Family Support Services
  • Provides counselling to families experiencing distress for a variety of reasons including low/no income, violence and relationship deterioration
  • Provides referrals to community and traditional support services
Foster Homes
  • Coordinates placement of children in foster care
  • Promotes child placement in families within the Couchiching community
  • Encourages families to become involved by providing care for specialized foster homes (for children requiring more care and attention), regular foster homes (short or long term placement), and emergency foster homes (for children in emergency situations)
Eligibility
  • Members of Couchiching First Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Toll Free
1-888-581-0251
Office
807-274-7418
Fax
807-274-6279
After Hours Phone
807-275-8625 - On call worker
Web Site
http://www.couchiching.ca
Email
cfnreception@vianet.ca
Mailing Address
RMB 2027, RR 2
c/o Child and Family Care
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Jackie Lizotte, Program Supervisor
Email: jackie.j.126@weechi.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 10, 2022
Address
320 Harry's Rd
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M3
  • Located at the Couchiching Bingo Palace on Harry's Road
  • Entrance at most westerly door on N side of building
  • Closest intersection is at Harry's Rd and Hwy 11

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Couchiching First Nation
  • Fort Frances