Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Child and Family Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services main office in Timmins: ph 705-268-9033, fax 705-268-9272
Description (Service)
  • Offers child welfare services, ongoing support and education to enhance the lives of young children and families 
  • Provides services through Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Intake and assessments to determine needs of families and community  
  • Case management 
  • Coordination of customary care and foster care  
  • Parental and family advocacy and support  
  • Referrals to outside agencies  
  • Coordination of events to enhance lives of children and families
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wahgoshig First Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Algonquin, Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-1010
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Betty Crawford, Child and Family Services; Phone: 705-273-1010
Alternate Contact Ginger Sackaney, Band Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 225
Site Location Community is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, along S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 310 Penatuche Rd
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Intersection Penatuche Rd and Hwy 101
Mailing Address c/o Family Support Program 
PO Box 629 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
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)