Description & Services
Description (Service) Oversees all aspects of a foster care program that provides residential care for children who cannot be cared for by their biological parents or guardians 
  • Facilitates arrangements to provide a temporary home for children who are separated from their family 
  • Retains legal responsibility for the child  
  • Provides initial orientation and ongoing training  
  • Reimburses for all expenses incurred for welfare of child including living, medical, clothing, school and extra-curricular expenses 
  • Provides access to a full range of therapeutic and relief services  
  • Works with foster parents to create life plan for child; priority is to reunite child with family but if not possible, plans may include long-term foster care or adoption
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Weenusk First Nation
Eligibility
  • Must be a resident of one of the member First Nations 
  • Services are available for Native and Non-Native clientele 
  • Various eligibility criteria must be met to become a foster family or parent
Application Contact Intake and Assessment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-2229
Toll Free Phone 705 Area Only: 1-888-298-2916
After Hours Phone 705-336-2341
Fax 705-336-2492
E-Mail info@payukotayno.ca
Website www.payukotayno.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Wendy Solomon, Administrative Assistant; Email: wendy.solomon@payukotayno.ca
Primary Executive Foster Care Supervisor
Alternate Executive Collette Hookimaw, Director of Services; Phone: 705-336-2229 ext 249; Email: collette.hookimaw@payukotayno.ca
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 50 Bay Rd
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Intersection Bay Rd and Hutchinson Rd
Mailing Address c/o Foster Care 
PO Box 189D 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1984
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)