Métis Nation of Ontario - Timmins Métis Council

Site: Timmins Métis Council

Service: Métis Family Wellbeing Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario  
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3  
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4  
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889  
Fx 613-722-4225 
 
Timmins Métis Council is located in MNO Region 3
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Developed as a new program aimed at supporting healthy and whole Métis families 
  • Works to reduce family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care 
  • Focus is on providing direct one-on-one client services and educational resources and family wellness planning
 
Services provided can include but are not limited to the following: 
  • After school safe places and homework clubs 
  • Assistance in navigating the community support system 
  • Assisting children and youth to foster self-identity and to develop life skills 
  • Court-related supports 
  • Empowering parents to be their children's best advocates 
  • Ensuring families have their basic needs met 
  • Guidance for building healthy relationships and raising awareness of personal safety issues 
  • Peer support for youth involved in justice and correction issues 
  • Referrals for employment and training programs 
  • Supports for children and youth who have experienced or witnessed violence 
  • Supports for Métis youth to stay in school 
  • Support in case meetings and conferencing
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Boundaries West to intersection of Woman River/Hwy 560A, then South along Sudbury/Algoma District boundary line to Burwash Lake, East along Timiskaming/Cochrane boundary line to Ont/Que border and North along Ont/Que border to southern shores of Abitibi Lake
Eligibility Focus is on Métis children, youth and their families but open to clients and participants who do not have MNO citizenship or Métis descent
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-264-3939
Toll Free Phone 1-888-497-3939
Fax 705-264-5468
Website www.metisnation.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Casi Taylor, Métis Family Wellbeing Coordinator; Phone: 705-264-3939 ext 233; Email: casit@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Jennifer Frappier, Office Manager; Phone: 705-264-3939 ext 226; Email: jenniferf@metisnation.org
Site Location Near the T & S Variety Store
Located In Community Timmins
Address 347 Spruce St S
Timmins, ON P4N 2N2
 
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Intersection Spruce St S and Dale Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Front entrance is at street level
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Jan 2017
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)