Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)

Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Child and Family Services


Description
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers services as a satellite office for Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
Prevention Services
  • Provides one-on-one counselling in areas such as bullying
  • Educates children, families and community about rights and responsibilities under the Child and Family Services Act
  • Advocates on behalf of clients and their rights in regards to the legal system
  • Offers a variety of parenting programs
  • Teaches parenting skills and assisting children through difficult times
  • Develops and administers healthy social and recreational programs for families
  • Hosts community forums to address issues such as youth drug abuse, inadequate housing, schooling problems and after school activities
  • Organizes traditional healing circles with elders for women and youth
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities
  • Provides referral services to local and outside service providers including treatment and healing centres
Customary Care/Foster Care
  • Provides assistance with voluntary/customary care placements
  • Provides support and counselling services to children in care
  • Provides consultation and advertising in areas relating to customary care and foster care procedures
  • Provides preventative services including awareness on child welfare matters including roles and responsibilities of the customary care/foster care worker
Comments
Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services head office in Timmins: 705-268-9033 or 1-800-461-1293
Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1630
Tue
0900 - 1630
Wed
0900 - 1630
Thu
0900 - 1630
Fri
0900 - 1630

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Taykwa Tagamou Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
  • Open to referrals from any source
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 2, 2021