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M'Chigeeng First Nation

Family Support Program

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Description
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers child welfare prevention services in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services located in Wikwemikong
  • Aims to reduce the removal of M'Chigeeng First Nation children from their family, culture, and community
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
Provides the following services:
  • Advocacy on behalf of children, youth and families
  • Assistance and support to children in care
  • Case management
  • Development of plans of care
  • Ensures follow-up of aftercare plans with community families
  • Referrals to individual and family counselling, treatment centres, cultural and traditional services, parenting programs, anger management and domestic violence programs, and other needed services
  • Training for child care providers
  • Support and guidance in reuniting siblings who are/have been part of the foster care system
Eligibility
  • Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation deemed high-risk
  • Children 18 years of age and younger in need of care and and their families
Application Process
  • Open to referrals from any source
  • Intake assessment required
Office
705-377-4371 - Family Resources Office
Fax
705-377-4243
Web Site
http://www.mchigeeng.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 308
c/o M'Chigeeng Health Centre
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Iris Corbiere, Family Resources Assistant
Family Resources Supervisor
Forrest Hare
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 705-377-4371 Ext 1
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake assessment required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 4, 2023
Address
M'Chigeeng Health Centre, 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng First Nation, ON, P0P 1G0
  • Health Centre is located on Hwy 551 in M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Situated near Lakeview School

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1630
Tue
0800 to 1630
Wed
0800 to 1630
Thu
0800 to 1630
Fri
0800 to 1600

Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
M'Chigeeng First Nation