Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Family Well Being Program

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Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) initiative to assist each Indigenous community to design and deliver their own holistic, prevention-focused services/programs and cultural supports to promote a healthy community and support families as needed in the community
  • Focus is on improving the overall health and well-being of communities and to empower families to build healthy relationships
  • Works to eliminate family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care

Activities and programs provided can include but are not limited to the following:
  • Activities that revitalize Native language
  • Alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention
  • Community events such as feasts
  • Family circles, counselling and child/youth support groups
  • Referrals to other programs and services
  • School programs
  • Traditional land-based healing events
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Tribal Council: Unaffiliated
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Family Well-Being Program, Head Office:1 Migizii Miikan, PO Box 711, North Bay, ON P1B 8J8 Contact: Tanya Restoule, Family Well-Being Development Officer at 705-497-9127 Ext 2237 or tanya.restoule@anishinabek.ca
Eligibility
Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
Application Process
Program registration recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 6, 2019

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