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Métis Nation of Ontario

Thunder Bay Métis Council - Métis Family Wellbeing Program


Description
Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch
  • Developed as a new program aimed at supporting healthy and whole Métis families
  • Works to reduce family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care
  • Focus is on providing direct one-on-one client services and educational resources and family wellness planning
Services provided can include but are not limited to the following:
  • After school safe places and homework clubs
  • Assistance in navigating the community support system
  • Assisting children and youth to foster self-identity and to develop life skills
  • Court-related supports
  • Empowering parents to be their children's best advocates
  • Ensuring families have their basic needs met
  • Guidance for building healthy relationships and raising awareness of personal safety issues
  • Peer support for youth involved in justice and correction issues
  • Referrals for employment and training programs
  • Supports for children and youth who have experienced or witnessed violence
  • Supports for Métis youth to stay in school
  • Support in case meetings and conferencing
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
Focus is on Métis children, youth and their families but open to clients and participants who do not have MNO citizenship or Métis descent
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- no automatic push button available; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 5, 2021