Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
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-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing First Nation 
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5536
Fax 807-488-5577
E-Mail keniis@tbaytel.net
Website www.bigisland.ca
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Primary Contact Nickol Handorgan, Community Care Receptionist; Email: ccreception@naongashiing.ca
Alternate Contact Rhonda Big George, Child in Care Worker; Email: cic@naongashiing.ca
Primary Executive Diane Morrison, Community Care Program Supervisor; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 227 * 807-488-5536 ext 1; Email: ccpsupervisor@naongashiing.ca
Alternate Executive Carl Big George, Family Preservation and Alternative Care Coordinator; Email: familypreservation@naongashiing.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Community Care Program 
PO Box 335 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
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)