Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Support Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Offers community based family counselling for children, teens, men, women and families as a group 
  • Provides assessments and case management services  
  • Provides services of traditional healers  
  • Offers community workshops to raise awareness of issues affecting families including substance abuse and family violence 
  • Supports community initiatives that promote family healing such as traditional gatherings
 
Also offers the following family support services including but not limited to: 
  • Advocacy and referral to external agencies  
  • Assistance in the planning of child's and family's needs 
  • Emergency financial assistance for basic needs only in cases where the welfare of child/children is at-risk 
  • Home visitation arrangements and supervision to enable parents to visit with their children living in alternative care
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Onigaming First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation  
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families 
  • Emergency financial assistance is provided ONLY in extenuating circumstances and each case is treated and considered separately  
  • Home visitation is available for families who have children in alternative care; request for visitation must come from birth family
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-484-2299
After Hours Phone 807-275-5111
Fax 807-484-2649
E-Mail angie.copenace@onigaming.ca
Website www.onigaming.ca/home
Primary Contact Lisa Kelly, Reception; Phone: 807-484-2299 ext 21
Primary Executive Lawrence Kelly, Community Care Supervisor; Phone: 807-484-2299 ext 22
Alternate Executive Brenda Kelly, Program Secretary; Phone: 807-484-2299 ext 22
Site Location Community is approx 113 km N of Fort Frances off Hwy 71 near Nestor Falls
Located In Community Onigaming First Nation
Address Band Office
703 Ketemiikana Dr
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
 
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Intersection Ketemiikana Dr and Hwy 71
Mailing Address c/o Community Care Program 
PO Box 129 
Nestor Falls, ON P0X 1K0
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)