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Long Lake 58 First Nation
Child and Family Support Program

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Description
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers services in partnership with Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Prevention Services
  • Provides one-on-one counselling in areas such as bullying
  • Educates children, families and community about rights and responsibilites under the Child and Family Services Act
  • Advocates on behalf of clients and their rights in regards to the legal system
  • Offers a variety of parenting programs
  • 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 traditional healing circles with elders for women and youth
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities
  • Provides referral services to local and outside service providers including treatment and healing centres

Customary Care/Foster Care
  • Provides assistance with voluntary/customary care placements
  • Provides support and counselling services to children in care
  • Provides consultation and advertising in areas relating to customary care and foster care procedures
  • Provides preventative services including awareness on child welfare matters including roles and responsibilities of the customary care/foster care worker
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Dilico Anishinabek Family Care office in Longlac located at 118 Forestry Rd, ph: 807-876-2267; fax: 807-876-2312
  • Family Support Workers: Amy Patabon and Harold Tookenay
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Long Lake 58 First Nation
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
  • Open to referrals from any source
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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