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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides services, support and education to heal and strengthen families 
  • Provides holistic, bicultural services with a focus on the values, customs and traditions of the Anishinaabe people 
  • Provides referrals to other service providers
 
Prevention services and activities include: 
  • Addiction counselling and support (alcohol, substance abuse and gambling) 
  • Advocacy 
  • Cultural activities (includes teaching cultural values) 
  • Family planning 
  • Life skills training 
  • Networking with other First Nation family support programs 
  • Parenting groups for youth, men and women 
  • Recreational events 
  • Repatriation support 
  • Social events 
  • Traditional circles and support groups 
  • Workshops on healthy living and related family topics
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Northwest Angle 33 First Nation ; Northwest Angle 37 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation - Obashkaandagaang ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation - Wabaseemoong Independent Nation, ; Whitefish Bay First Nation
Eligibility First Nations children and youth on/off-reserve and their families struggling with issues that threaten family unity
Application Intake Assessment required for all programs
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-6224
Toll Free Phone 1-866-420-9990
After Hours Phone 1-866-420-9990 (Mon-Sun 24 hours)
Fax 807-468-6643
E-Mail reception@aafs.ca
Website www.aafs.ca
Primary Executive Sean Spencer, Director of Services; Phone: 807-468-6224 ext 224; Email: sean.spencer@aafs.ca
Alternate Executive Caroline Sinclair, Director of Services; Phone: 807-468-6224 ext 250; Email: caroline.sinclair@aafs.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 20 Main St S
Kenora, ON P9N 1S7
 
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Intersection Main St S and McClellan Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)