Naicatchewenin First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Support Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Offers community based family counselling for children, teens, men, women and families as a group 
  • Provides assessments and case management services  
  • Provides services of traditional healers  
  • Offers community workshops to raise awareness of issues affecting families including substance abuse and family violence 
  • Supports community initiatives that promote family healing such as traditional gatherings
 
Also offers the following family support services including but not limited to: 
  • Advocacy and referral to external agencies  
  • Assistance in the planning of child's and family's needs 
  • Emergency financial assistance for basic needs only in cases where the welfare of child/children is at-risk 
  • Home visitation arrangements and supervision to enable parents to visit with their children living in alternative care
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-2:30 pm
Areas Served Naicatchewenin First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Naicatchewenin First Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families 
  • Emergency financial assistance is provided ONLY in extenuating circumstances and each case is treated and considered separately 
  • Home visitation is available for families who have children in alternative care; request for visitation must come from birth family
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-486-3407
Fax 807-486-3704
E-Mail gary.smith@bellnet.ca
Website www.naicatcheweninfirstnation.ca
Primary Contact Janice Smith, Community Care Program Secretary; Email: janice.smith@bellnet.ca
Primary Executive Gary Smith, Community Care Program Supervisor; Phone: 807-486-3407 ext 228
Alternate Executive Norma Smith, Family Worker; Email: n.smith@bellnet.ca
Site Location Community is W of Fort Frances along Hwy 11 and 50 km N of Devlin on Hwy 613
Located In Community Naicatchewenin First Nation
Address RR 1
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Family Support Services 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)