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Tikinagan Child and Family Services

Child and Family Services

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Description
Serves as a mandated Native Child Welfare agency in Northwestern Ontario
  • Created by Chiefs of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation to follow a cultural service model of child protection services which involves parents, extended family members, elders, community resource workers and First Nation leaders but no court orders/involvement
  • Delivers a full spectrum of culturally appropriate prevention, early intervention and child protection services to ensure the safety of children and the well being of families
Responsible for the administration of the following programs and services, based upon the Mamow Obiki-ahwahsoowin (Everyone working together to raise our children) service model:
  • Customary Care Services
  • Customary Care Services, Wee-chee-way-win Circle of Healing
  • Foster Care
  • Oshkee Meekena Youth Healing Centre in Cat Lake
  • Prevention and Support Services
  • Residential Services
Hours of Operation
Mon
8 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Emergency Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
First Nations individuals/families residing in Northwestern Ontario
Application Process
Intake assessment required for all programs and services
Fees
None
Documents Required
Intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - Main floor of building only
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 22, 2020