Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Child and Family Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuck Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Payukotayno Family Services head office in Moosonee: ph 705-336-2229
Description (Service) Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members 
 
Administers services as a satellite office for Payukotayno Child and Family Services, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency 
 
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
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Child and Family Services: Tue-Thu 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility
  • Native and non-Native residents of Fort Albany  
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office: 705-278-1044 
705-278-1045
Fax 705-278-1193
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
Website fortalbanyfirstnation.weebly.com
Primary Executive Chris Kataquapit, Child and Family Services Worker, Payukotayno Child and Family Services, Moosonee; Phone: 705-336-2229; Fax: 705-336-2492
Alternate Executive Brian Nakogee, Band Executive Director; Phone: 705-278-1044 ext 213; Email: bn@fafnmail.com
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address Fort Albany First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Child & Family Services 
PO Box 1 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)