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Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Family Support Services


Description
  • Delivers prevention and early intervention services to high-risk children and families of the community
  • Administers child welfare prevention services in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services located in Wikwemikong
  • Evaluates short and long-term programs and workplans with individuals and families for adequacy and effectiveness
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
Prevention Services
  • Teaches parenting skills and assisting children through difficult times
  • Develops and administers healthy social and recreational programs for families such as after-school programs and babysitting courses
  • 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
Eligibility
  • Members of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation at high-risk
  • Children 18 years of age and younger in need of care and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Office
705-368-2228 - Band Office
Fax
705-368-3563
Web Site
http://www.aundeckomnikaningfn.com
Mailing Address
c/o Band Office
13 Hill St, RR 1
Little Current, ON, P0P 1K0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Connie Esquimaux, Administrative Support Assistant
Email: esquimauxc@aokfn.com
Family Support Worker
Lois Nahwegahbow
Email: nahwegahbowl@aokfn.com
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
August 25, 2022
Address
13 Hill St
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation, ON, P0P 1K0
  • Band Office is located on Hill St in the community of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation on Manitoulin Island
  • Situated at the intersection of Hill St and Hwy 540, beside the Manitoulin Legal Clinic
  • Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is located on N channel on shore of Manitoulin Island, along Hwy 540, 5 km W of town of Little Current
  • Consists of 1 main reserve with a land area of approx 9 sq km
  • Community is accessible on Manitoulin Island through the Little Current Swing Bridge at the N end of island or the Chi-Cheemaun ferry at the S end of the island

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 to 1630
Tue
0830 to 1630
Wed
0830 to 1630
Thu
0830 to 1630
Fri
0830 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation