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Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services

Customary Care and Foster Care


Description
  • Recruits and retains Indigenous¬†Foster caregivers and homes in accordance to rules and regulations outlined in the Child and Family Services Act
  • Provides training and support to Indigenous¬†Foster caregivers
  • Provides assistance with voluntary/customary care placements within the catchment area
  • 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 at grass roots level including awareness on child welfare matters including roles and responsibilities of the customary care/foster care worker
  • Provides workshops on traditional modes of care as defined by First Nation Communities to prevent the removal of children from the First Nation/Communities
  • Provides repatriation services where needed by offering assistance and guidance, consultation and referral services
  • Encourages customary care arrangements where applicable as a least intrusive measure
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630
Sat
0830 - 1630
Sun
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the eleven member First Nations
Application Process
Provides services at a local level through each community's Band Office
Fees
None
Documents Required
Intake assessment required for services
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 13, 2021