Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Support Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)  
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Functions under the Community Care Program 
  • 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 supervison to enable parents to visit with their children living in alternative care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Alternate Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation 
  • Children younger than 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, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-488-5917
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-7228
Fax 807-488-5345
Website www.biggrassy.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Josephine Copenace, Secretary
Primary Executive Alyson Tom, Family Worker
Alternate Executive Ann Hiller, Family Counsellor
Site Location Community is 130 km NW of Fort Frances, off Hwy 621 along SE shores of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Mishkosiminiziibiing First Nation
Address 410 Anishinabe Way, Big Grassy River First Nation
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Family Support Services 
PO Box 453 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Not 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)