Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Site: Taykwa Tagamou Health Centre

Service: Child and Family Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services head office in Timmins: 705-268-9033 or 1-800-461-1293
Description (Service)
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members 
  • Administers services as a satellite office for Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
 
Prevention Services 
  • Provides one-on-one counselling in areas such as bullying 
  • Educates children, families and community about rights and responsibilites under the Child and Family Services Act 
  • Advocates on behalf of clients and their rights in regards to the legal system  
  • Offers a variety of parenting programs 
  • 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 traditional healing circles with elders for women and youth  
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities 
  • Provides referral services to local and outside service providers including treatment and healing centres
 
Customary Care/Foster Care 
  • Provides assistance with voluntary/customary care placements  
  • Provides support and counselling services to children in care  
  • Provides consultation and advertising in areas relating to customary care and foster care procedures  
  • Provides preventative services including awareness on child welfare matters including roles and responsibilities of the customary care/foster care worker
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Taykwa Tagamou Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Health Centre 705-272-3923 
Cochrane Office 705-272-2070
Fax 705-272-3902
Website www.taykwatagamounation.com/ttn
Primary Contact Alice Archibald, Family Support Worker
Primary Executive Pauline Hunter, Health Programs Supervisor; Phone: 705-272-3923 ext 247; Email: pauline@taykwatagamou.com
Site Location Community is 20 km E of Cochrane on Hwy 574
Located In Community Taykwa Tagamou First Nation
Address Lot 3, Concession 3, Brower Township
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Family Support Services 
Box 3310 
RR 2 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)