Mitaanjigamiing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
 
Alternative Care Program 
  • Provides assistance and support to children in care 
  • Provides training for child care providers 
  • Offers support and guidance in reuniting siblings who are/have been part of the foster care system
 
Prevention Services 
  • Teaches parenting skills and assisting children through difficult times 
  • Develops and administers healthy social and recreational programs for families  
  • 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
 
Repatriation Services 
  • Processes requests to have children in external foster care brought back to homes within the community 
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of the child and family 
 
Outreach Services 
  • Provides the option to children adopted by outside families to discover their birth family and heritage 
  • Provides records and information to Tribal Agency and external resources
Hours Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Stanjikoming First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2188
Fax 807-274-8597
E-Mail secretary@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Website www.mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Contact Roy Morrison, Gana Wendaasowin Worker; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 259; Email: gdw.cic@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Alternate Contact Ed Natawance, Gana Wendaasowin Family Counsellor; Phone: 807-274-2188; Email: gdw.fcounsellor@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Primary Executive Deborah Morrison, Ganawendaasowin Supervisor; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 229 * (Cell) 807-271-4334; Email: gdw.supervisor@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Alternate Executive Ravenn Kasper, Gana Wendaasowin Administrator; Phone: 807-274-2188 ext 243; Email: gdw.acadmin@mitaanjigamiing.ca
Site Location Community is approx 56 km NE of Fort Frances off Hwy 17 onto Hwy 611, along shores of Stanjikoming Bay on Rainy Lake
Located In Community Stanjikoming First Nation
Address Stanjikoming First Nation, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ganawendaasowin 
PO Box 609 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9
Physical Access Not 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)