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Sheshegwaning First Nation
Child and Family Services

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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, and schooling problems
  • 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
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Non-Treaty
Eligibility
  • Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation at high-risk
  • Children in need of care and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 11, 2018

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