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Nipissing First Nation

Native Child Welfare Program


Description
Delivers child care and protection services, and family support services to community members
  • Acts as a family and children's services liaison between Nipissing First Nation and the Children's Aid Societies from any location
  • Offers family and child support with home visiting, office visits and court attendance with child welfare issues within the district
Foster CareProvides the following services to families in the system:
  • Advocacy
  • Case management
  • Access services
  • Community resources
  • Referrals to other agencies and programs
  • Remains in contact with the family until services are accessed or until needed services are accessed and family can advocate for themselves
  • Provides assistance in the recruitment of new foster families within the community
  • Endeavours to keep children within their home communities
Prevention Services
  • Provides programs and services to children and youth to enhance their well being, including life skills mentoring, recreational activities, social activities and healthy lifestyles workshops
  • Provides educational programs and resources to parents and families to strengthen family units
After School Kids SocialProvides a safe and healthy environment for children to attend after school until parents arrive home from work
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Nipissing First Nation, both on and off-reserve
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
Intake Assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 29, 2018