Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Support Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
Political 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-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing 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 807-488-5536
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: ccpreception@naongashiing.ca
Alternate Contact Violet Indian, Family Support Worker; Email: familysupportworker@naongashiing.ca
Primary Executive Diane Morrison, Supervisor; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 227 * 807-488-5536 ext 1; Email: ccpsupervisor@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 Family Support Services 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)