Métis Nation of Ontario - Kenora Métis Council

Site: Kenora 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  
 
Kenora Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1
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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Boundaries North to Caribou Falls, West to the Manitoba border, South to the United States border, East to Oak Lake and Lac Seul
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
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-2034
Fax 807-468-1879
E-Mail kmc@shaw.ca
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact Leanne Rush, Métis Family Wellbeing Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-3569; Email: Leanner@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 Joel Henley, Kenora Council President; Phone: 807-465-5619; Email: joelh@metisnation.org
Site Location Located in Norman at strip mall next to Subway
Located In Community Kenora
Address 621 Lakeview Dr, Unit 3 4
Kenora, ON P9N 3P6
 
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and A St W
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Front door is accessible from ground level
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Jan 2017
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)