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Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

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 supervison to enable parents to visit with their children living in alternative care
Eligibility
  • Members of Mitaanjigamiing 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
807-274-2188 - Band Office
Crisis
807-274-3201 - Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
Fax
807-274-8597
After Hours Phone
807-274-3201 - Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
Web Site
https://www.mitaanjigamiing.ca
Email
secretary@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 609
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3M9
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Barb McMillen, Ganawendaasowin Administrator
Email: gdw.acadmin@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Phone: 807-274-2188 Ext 257
Ganawendaasowin Supervisor
Beverley Cochrane
Email: ganasupervisor@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Phone: 807-274-2188 Ext 229
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 19, 2022
Address
108 Main St
Mitaanjigamiing First Nation, ON, P9A 3M9
  • Band Office is located at Main St in the community of Mitannjigamiing First Nation
  • Community is 56 km NE of Fort Frances off Hwy 17 onto Hwy 611, on shores of Stanjikoming Bay on Rainy Lake
  • Consists of 2 reserves; the main reserve of Rainy Lake 18C and a smaller Agency 1 reserve shared with 3 other First Nations
  • Mitaanjigamiing means Where a smaller lake flows into a bigger lake

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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

Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Mitaanjigamiing First Nation