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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
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1300

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
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
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 3, 2021