Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Support Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron 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 
  • Evaluates short and long-term programs and workplans with individuals and families for adequacy and effectiveness  
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
 
Prevention Services 
  • Teaches parenting skills and assisting children through difficult times 
  • Develops and administers healthy social and recreational programs for families such as after-school programs and babysitting courses 
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
  • Members of Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation at high-risk  
  • Children 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 705-368-2228
Fax 705-368-3563
Website www.aundeckomnikaningfn.com
Primary Contact Connie Esquimaux, Administrative Support Assistant; Email: esquimauxc@aokfn.com
Primary Executive Lois Nahwegahbow, Family Support Worker; Email: nahwegahbowl@aokfn.com
Alternate Executive Debbie Shawanda, Health Administrator; Phone: 705-368-3171; Fax: 705-368-0293; Email: shawandad@aokfn.com
Site Location Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation is located on N channel on shore of Manitoulin Island, along Hwy 540, 5 km W of town of Little Current
Located In Community Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
Address 13 Hill St
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
 
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Intersection Hill St and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Family Support Program 
RR 1, Comp 21 
Little Current, ON P0P 1K0
Physical Access Fully 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)