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Northwest Angle 33 First Nation

Child and Family Services

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Description
Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers services for Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency in Kenora
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
Customary Care (Foster Care)

Coordinates foster care child placement in the following order of priority:
  • With immediate or extended family members in the community
  • With other community members
  • With extended family outside the community
  • With a family in another Native community
  • With a non-Aboriginal family as a last consideration
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
  • Provides referrals to other programs and supports
Comments
Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services, Administration Office, Rat Portage Reserve, Kenora, Ont P9N 1S7, ph: 807-548-1099
Eligibility
  • Members of Northwest Angle #33 First Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age in need of care and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Office
807-733-3682 - Child and Family Services
Office
807-733-2200 - Band Office, Angle Inlet
Fax
807-733-2681
Web Site
https://www.nwa33.ca/
Mailing Address
PO Box 1490
Kenora, ON, P9N 3X7
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Colleen Sandy, Senior Prevention Worker
Email: colleensandy@outlook.com
Phone: 807-733-2200; Fax 807-733-3148
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 13, 2022
Address
Band Office
Northwest Angle 33 First Nation, ON, P9N 3X7
  • Main Band Office is located at Angle Inlet on Lake of the Woods
  • Not road accessible; ice road during the winter months
  • Community is made up of two geographic locations: NW Angle 33A is 60 km SE of Kenora on shore of Dog Paw Lake near Sioux Narrows; NW Angle 33B (5.2 sq miles in area) is on island along N shore of Lake of the Woods in Angle Inlet
  • Community also shares land with 12 other First Nations at  Agency Reserve 30

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0730 - 1630
Tue
0730 - 1630
Wed
0730 - 1630
Thu
0730 - 1630
Fri
0730 - 1630

Mon-Fri 7:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Northwest Angle 33 First Nation