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Ginoogaming First Nation

Child and Family Support Program


Description
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers services in partnership with Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
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
Dilico Anishinabek Family Care office in Longlac located at 118 Forestry Rd, ph: 807-876-2267; fax: 807-876-2312Alternate Family Support Worker is Cecil Mendowagon
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Ginoogaming First 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 required
    Accessibility
    Fully Accessible
    Legal Status
    (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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    Copyright
    211 Ontario North
    Last Verified On
    May 14, 2021