Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Sunset Country Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1
Description (Service) Operates as a program under the Healing and Wellness Branch 
  • Developed as a new program aimed at supporting healthy and whole Métis families 
  • Works to reduce family violence, the number of youth involved in the justice system and the number of children in care 
  • Focus is on providing direct one-on-one client services and educational resources and family wellness planning
 
Services provided can include but are not limited to the following: 
  • After school safe places and homework clubs 
  • Assistance in navigating the community support system 
  • Assisting children and youth to foster self-identity and to develop life skills 
  • Court-related supports 
  • Empowering parents to be their children's best advocates 
  • Ensuring families have their basic needs met 
  • Guidance for building healthy relationships and raising awareness of personal safety issues 
  • Peer support for youth involved in justice and correction issues 
  • Referrals for employment and training programs 
  • Supports for children and youth who have experienced or witnessed violence 
  • Supports for Métis youth to stay in school 
  • Support in case meetings and conferencing
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances
Boundaries From Fort Frances, West along Canada/US border to town of Rainy River, North through Crow Lake to where Hwy 502 meets Lower Manitou Lake, Southeast to Mine Centre and back to Fort Frances
Eligibility Focus is on Métis children, youth and their families but open to clients and participants who do not have MNO citizenship or Métis descent
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-1386
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-4889
Fax 807-274-1801
E-Mail metisofsunsetcountry@gmail.com
Website www.metisnation.org
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Primary Contact Brittany Bowman, Métis Family Wellbeing Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-1386 ext 8; Email: brittanyb@metisnation.org
Primary Executive Shelley Gonneville, Manager of Operations, Healing and Wellness Branch; Phone: 705-254-1768 ext 310; Email: shelleyg@metisnation.org
Alternate Executive Clint Calder, Council President; Phone: (Business) 807-274-7076
Site Location On Victoria Ave near the Shoppers Drug Mart
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 426 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2C3
 
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Church St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Jan 2017
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)