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Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Family Support Services


Description
  • Offers community based family counselling for children, teens, men, women and families as a group
  • Provides assessments and case management services
  • Provides services of traditional healers
  • Offers community workshops to raise awareness of issues affecting families including substance abuse and family violence
  • Supports community initiatives that promote family healing such as traditional gatherings
Also offers the following family support services including but not limited to:
  • Advocacy and referral to external agencies
  • Assistance in the planning of child's and family's needs
  • Emergency financial assistance for basic needs only in cases where the welfare of child/children is at-risk
  • Home visitation arrangements and supervision to enable parents to visit with their children living in alternative care
Eligibility
  • Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
  • Emergency financial assistance is provided ONLY in extenuating circumstances and each case is treated and considered separately
  • Home visitation is available for families who have children in alternative care; request for visitation must come from birth family
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Office
807-488-5602 - Band Office
Fax
807-488-5577
Web Site
https://www.bigisland.ca
Email
ccpreception@naongashiing.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 335
RR 1
Morson, ON, P0W 1J0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Rhonda Big George, Family Support Worker
Email: familysupportworker@naongashiing.ca
Phone: 807-488-5602 Ext 211
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 9, 2022
Address
AON Administration Building
Anishinaabeg Of Naongashiing/Big Island First Nation, ON, P0W 1J0
  • Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621, 77 km SE of Kenora
  • Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing consists of: the most populated reserve Saug-A-Gaw-Sing 1 (under 1 square mi in size), Big Island 31D, Big Island 31E, Big Island 31F, Big Island Mainland 93, Lake of the Woods 31B, Lake of the Woods 31C, Lake of the Woods 31G, Lake of the Woods 31H, Naongashing 31A, Shoal Lake 31J and Agency 30 (shared with several other First Nations)

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1630
Tue
0900 - 1630
Wed
0900 - 1630
Thu
0900 - 1630
Fri
0900 - 1300

Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Service Area(s)
Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation