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 Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation - Obashkaandagaang ; Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation - Wabaseemoong Independent Nation, ; Whitefish Bay First Nation
Boundaries Also includes the following communities in Northern Treaty #3 territory: Dalles 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
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 807-468-6224 (Mon-Sun 24 hours)
Fax 807-468-6643
E-Mail dennis.petiquan@aafs.ca
Website www.aafs.ca
Primary Executive Dennis Petiquan, Director of Services; Phone: 807-468-6224 ext 247
Alternate Executive Sean Spencer, Director of Services; Phone: 807-468-6224 ext 224; Email: sean.spencer@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 and Youth Services (MCYS)