Couchiching First Nation
Child and Family Care Program

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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)
Comments
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)
Treaty #3
Eligibility
  • Members of Couchiching First Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 5, 2019

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