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Fort William First Nation
Family Support Program

  • Delivers child care and protection services, and family support services to community members
  • Administers protection services in collaboration with Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency in Thunder Bay
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
Family support services include:
  • Intake
  • Referrals
  • Assessments
  • Planning
  • Advocacy
  • Support
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
Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Robinson-Superior Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
  • Members of Fort William First Nation
  • Children in need of care and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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