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Sheshegwaning First Nation

Child and Family 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 Wiikwemkoong
  • 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
Eligibility
  • Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation at high-risk
  • Children younger than 18 years of age in need of care and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Office
705-283-3030 - Health Centre
Fax
705-283-3642
Web Site
http://www.sheshegwaning.org
Email
health@sheshegwaning.org
Mailing Address
PO Box 1 C-1
c/o Health Centre
Sheshegwaning, ON, P0P 1X0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Sherry Dayfox, Child and Family Service Worker
Health Director
Nicole Bush
Email: nicole@sheshegwaning.org
Phone: 705-283-3030 Ext 23
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 2, 2022
Address
Health Centre, 1079B Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning First Nation, ON, P0P 1X0
  • Health Centre is located at Sheshegwaning Rd in the community of Sheshegwaning First Nation
  • Situated next to the Administration Office

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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 1300

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Service Area(s)
Sheshegwaning First Nation