UCCM Anishnaabe Police Services

Site: UCCM Anishnaabe Police Services

Service: Walking The Path Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides an educational initiative for the healthy development of high-risk youth in Aboriginal communities 
  • Offers a ten-week course to youth from Grade 4-8 to promote self-worth, self-esteem and respect for others 
  • Delivers the program through cultural teachings, healing circles, role models and community awareness 
  • Uses a team approach involving police officers, teachers, principals, social workers, health care providers and Aboriginal Elders 
  • Provides a community graduation ceremony for student participants including a feast, ceremony, prizes and certificate
 
Weekly lesson plans include: 
  • Cultural Teachings 
  • Medicine Wheel Teachings 
  • History of Aboriginal People 
  • Finding our Strengths 
  • Painting the Mask 
  • Healing Circle and Discussion 
  • Self Esteem 
  • History of Native People 
  • Community Awareness
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Aboriginal youth in Grades 4-8 within the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising member First Nation communities on Manitoulin Island and on Hwy 6
Application Program is offered in local schools; consists of classroom instruction of 2-4 hours per week
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-7135
Toll Free Phone 1-888-377-7135
Fax 705-377-5583
Website www.uccmpolice.com
Primary Contact Murray Still, Community Services Officer
Alternate Contact Ann Ziegler, Administrative Assistant
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 5926 Highway 540
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 332 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Funding Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)