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Métis Nation of Ontario - Sunset Country Métis Council

Métis Family Wellbeing Program


Description
Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
  • Developed as a new program aimed at supporting healthy and whole Métis families
  • Works to reduce family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care
  • Focus is on providing direct one-on-one client services and educational resources and family wellness planning
Services provided can include but are not limited to the following:
  • After school safe places and homework clubs
  • Assistance in navigating the community support system
  • Assisting children and youth to foster self-identity and to develop life skills
  • Court-related supports
  • Empowering parents to be their children's best advocates
  • Ensuring families have their basic needs met
  • Guidance for building healthy relationships and raising awareness of personal safety issues
  • Peer support for youth involved in justice and correction issues
  • Referrals for employment and training programs
  • Supports for children and youth who have experienced or witnessed violence
  • Supports for Métis youth to stay in school
  • Support in case meetings and conferencing
Eligibility
Focus is on Métis children, youth and their families but open to clients and participants who do not have MNO citizenship or Métis descent
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Toll Free
1-800-263-4889
Office
807-274-1386
Fax
807-274-1801
Web Site
https://www.sunsetcountrymetis.com
Email
metisofsunsetcountry@gmail.com
Mailing Address
714 Armit Ave
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2J1
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Brittany Bowman, Métis Family Wellbeing Coordinator
Email: brittanyb@metisnation.org
Phone: 807-274-1386 ext 7
Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch
Shelley Gonneville
Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 9, 2022
Address
426 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 2C3
  • Located on Victoria Ave near the Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Closest intersection is at Victoria Ave N near Church St

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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)
Fort Frances