Seine River First Nation

Site: Resource Building

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 for Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
 
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; however children are not typically adopted out 
  • Provides records and information to Tribal Agency and external resources
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Seine River First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Seine River 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 Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-599-2224
Crisis Phone 807-274-3201
Fax 807-599-1132
Primary Executive Tylyn Silander, Community Care Program Supervisor; Phone: 807-599-2224 ext 2024
Alternate Executive Norma Spencer, Alternative Care Coordinator; Phone: 807-599-2224 ext 2021; Email: norma.spencer@weechi.ca
Site Location Community is on shore of Wild Potato Lake, 1 km S of Horsecollar Junction on Hwy 11, located 50 km W of Atikokan
Located In Community Seine River First Nation
Address 56 Riverside Rd E
Seine River First Nation, ON P0W 1H0
 
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Intersection Horsecollar Junction Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address c/o Community Care Program 
PO Box 124 
Mine Centre, ON P0W 1H0
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)