Sheguiandah First Nation

Site: Sheguiandah Health Centre

Service: Family and Community Support Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Delivers prevention and early intervention services to high-risk children and families of the community  
  • Administers child welfare prevention services in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services located in Wikwemikong  
  • Promotes overall health and wellness of children, families and community members  
  • Promotes cultural and traditional teachings, Anishinabemowin, sweat lodges, traditional parenting and parent support circles 
  • Provides annual events, case management, cultural programs, parenting programs, and recreational activities  
  • Focus is on children and families at-risk of becoming involved with a Children's Aid Society (CAS)
 
Community Support services include: 
  • Advocacy and referral 
  • Community education and promotion of healthy lifestyles 
  • Counselling services 
  • Cultural awareness 
  • Family and parent education 
  • Life skills
 
Family Support services include: 
  • Advocacy and liaison services 
  • After hours services relating to child welfare matters 
  • Assessment and service planning for individuals and families 
  • Education and skills development as it relates to child welfare prevention
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Sheguiandah
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
  • Members of Sheguiandah First Nation  
  • Children 0-18 years of age at-risk and their families
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-368-1150
Fax 705-368-1151
E-Mail health-center@sheguiandahfn.ca
Primary Contact Alison Aguonie, Health Reception; Phone: 705-368-1150 ext 221
Primary Executive Jenny McGraw, Community Support Worker; Phone: 705-368-1150 ext 223; Email: jenny.mcgraw@sheguiandahfn.ca
Alternate Executive Kari Aguonie-Smith, Health Administrator; Phone: 705-368-1150 ext 238; Email: kari.aguonie-smith@sheguiandahfn.ca
Site Location Community is located at NE end of Manitoulin Island, approx 12 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6
Located In Community Sheguiandah
Address 76 Ogemah Miikan
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
 
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Intersection Ogemah Miikan and Hwy 6
Mailing Address c/o Family & Community Support 
PO Box 101 
Sheguiandah, ON P0P 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)