Northwest Angle 33 First Nation

Site: Main Band Office - Angle Inlet

Service: Child and Family Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services, Administration Office, Rat Portage Reserve, Kenora, Ont P9N 1S7, ph: 807-548-1099
Description (Service) Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members 
  • Administers services for Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency in Kenora 
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families 
 
Customary Care (Foster Care)
 
Coordinates foster care child placement in the following order of priority: 
  • With immediate or extended family members in the community 
  • With other community members 
  • With extended family outside the community 
  • With a family in another Native community 
  • With a non-Aboriginal family as a last consideration
 
Prevention Services 
  • Teaches parenting skills and assisting children through difficult times  
  • Develops and administers healthy social and recreational programs for families  
  • Hosts community forums to address issues such as youth drug abuse, inadequate housing, schooling problems and after school activities 
  • Organizes elders meetings that address traditional child rearing methods  
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities 
  • Provides referrals to other programs and supports
Hours Mon-Fri 7:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Northwest Angle 33 First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Northwest Angle #33 First Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age in need of care and their families
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-733-3682
Fax 807-733-2681
E-Mail nwa33bfn@kmts.ca
Primary Executive Colleen Sandy, Senior Prevention Worker, Angle Inlet; Phone: 807-733-2200; Fax: 807-733-3148; Email: ColleenSandy@aafs.ca
Alternate Executive Theresa Bird, Prevention Worker, Dog Paw; Phone: 807-226-9926; Fax: 807-226-2769
Site Location Northwest Angle 33B is on Lake of the Woods in Angle Inlet, 160 km SW from Kenora, across border from Angle Inlet, Minnesota
Located In Community Northwest Angle 33 First Nation
Address Northwest Angle 33 First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Colleen Sandy 
PO Box 635 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X6
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)