Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services

Service: Child and Family Services

Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Foster Care and Alternative Care Department: 19A Complex Dr, Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0 Phone 705-859-1010 Fax 705-859-1621 Toll Free 1-866-379-1010 
  • M'Chigeeng Satellite Office: 72 Hwy 551, Unit 2, PO Box 360, M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0, Phone 805-377-5404 Fax 705-377-5403 Toll Free 1-855-377-5404 
  • Newgate Office: 866 Newgate Ave, Unit 1, Sudbury, ON P3A 5J9 Phone 705-885-9910 Fax 705-560-3988 Toll Free 1-866-299-2773
Description (Agency) Offers a child and family program as well as a community support program
Description (Service) Child and Family Services Program 
  • Designed specifically to service seven First Nation communities to protect children and encourage family stability 
  • Networking/collaborative assistance 
  • Assessment and referral 
  • Advocacy and liaison services 
  • Supportive services 
  • Educational and life skills development 
  • Tangible support services 
  • Plans of care assistance 
  • Plans for service
 
Community Support Program 
Encompasses support and prevention services provided in the community for children and their families by providing the following programs and services: 
  • Family and parent education 
  • Family / support circles 
  • Life skills / cross cultural development 
  • Community education 
  • Social and recreational programs 
  • Cultural (Anishnaabe) awareness 
  • Advocacy and referral 
  • Prevention and early intervention strategies
 
Foster Care 
  • Assists at the onset of a child protection investigation, apprehension and placements of Native children in agency foster care homes
Hours Hours not specified, call for details
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Wikwemikong ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Children and families of the Whitefish River First Nation, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation, Sheguiandah First Nation, M'Chigeeng First Nation, Sheshegwaning First Nation, Zhiibaahaasing First Nation, and the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-2100
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-1899
Fax 705-859-2195
E-Mail reception@kgcfs.org
Website www.kgcfs.org
Primary Executive Denise Morrow, Executive Director; Email: dmorrow@kgcfs.org
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 98 Pottawatomi Ave
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Pottawatomi Ave and Ojibway St
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services