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Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation

Community Care Program


Description
Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members

Alternative Care Program
  • Provides assistance and support to children in care
  • Provides training for child care providers
  • Offers support and guidance in reuniting siblings who are/have been part of the foster care system
Prevention Services
  • 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 elders meetings that address traditional child rearing methods
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities
Repatriation Services
  • Processes requests to have children in external foster care brought back to homes within the community
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of the child and family
Outreach Services
  • Provides the option to children adopted by outside families to discover their birth family and heritage
  • Provides records and information to Tribal Agency and external resources
Eligibility
  • Members of Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Toll Free
1-866-933-3023
Office
807-488-5917
Fax
807-488-5503
After Hours Phone
807-274-3201 - Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
Web Site
http://www.biggrassy.ca
Mailing Address
Box 408
Morson, ON, P0W 1J0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Rochelle Jack, Program Secretary
Email: rochelle.jack@weechi.ca
Director
Tanis Tom
Email: ccpsupervisor@biggrassy.ca
Phone: 807-488-5917 Ext 212
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 19, 2022
Address
319 Ojibwe Rd, Apt 3
Mishkosiminiziibiing/Big Grassy First Nation, ON, P0W 1J0
  • Functions as the office for the Community Care Child and Family Services program
  • Located in Big Grassy First Nation at Ojibwe Rd, Apt 3

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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
Alternate Fridays 9 am-12 noon
Service Area(s)
Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation