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Nogdawindamin Family And Community Services
Prevention and Support Services

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Description
Aims to strengthen and support families, children, youth and communities
  • Provides programs that meet community specific needs and are rooted in traditional teachings
  • Promotes cultural awareness and identity, language, customs and beliefs
  • Relies on Elders to play a prominent role in teaching

Prevention and support services include:
  • Community prevention and education
  • Early intervention and support
  • Crisis support and service coordination
  • Healing and restoration
  • Family and parenting counselling
  • Advocacy by attending child welfare investigations on-reserve with the Children's Aid Society (CAS)
  • Assistance to resolve child welfare crises and co-operatively plan out actions designed to divert future crises

Activities may include:
  • Community feasts and celebrations
  • Recreational activities and events such as powwows and summer festivals
  • Educational and learning opportunities such as reading programs, sewing classes and cooking classes

This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmEmergency Child Welfare Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
Must be a First Nations member of one of the 7 member communities
Application Process
  • Services are administered on a local level through individual communities
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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