Description & Services
Public Comments Member First Nation Family Preservation workers can be contacted at: 
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (WhiteFish Lake First Nation)- Ph: 705-692-4179; Fax: 705-692-0358 
  • Batchewana First Nation- Ph: 705-946-3700 Ext 218 or 215; Fax: 705-946-3717  
  • Garden River First Nation- Ph: 705-253-7452 or 705-253-9902; Fax: 705-253-1641 
  • Mississauga First Nation- Ph: 705-356-1621; Fax 705-356-1740 
  • Serpent River First Nation- Ph: 705-844-2019; Fax: 705-844-1580 
  • Sagamok First Nation- Ph: 705-865-9938; Fax: 705-865-1340 
  • Thessalon First Nation- Ph: 705-842-0642; Fax: 705-842-0911
Description (Agency) Serves as a mandated Native Child Welfare Prevention agency which ensures that Anishinawbek children, youth and families receive culturally appropriate services
Agency Services
Description (Service) Serves as a mandated Native Child Welfare Prevention agency which ensures that Anishinawbek children, youth and families receive culturally appropriate services 
  • Created to follow a cultural service model of child protection services which involves parents, extended family members, elders, community resource workers and First Nation leaders 
  • Delivers a full spectrum of culturally appropriate prevention, early intervention and child protection services to ensure the safety of children and the well being of families 
  • Provides culturally-based education programs to communities on topics including domestic violence, parenting, life skills and self-esteem
 
Responsible for the administration of the following programs and services: 
  • Alternative/Foster Care (Genawenman Binojiuk) 
  • In-Home Support Program 
  • Mino Madzwin Youth Program 
  • Prevention and Support Services
 
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Emergency Child Welfare Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation ; Batchewana First Nation ; Garden River First Nation ; Mississauga First Nation ; Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation ; Serpent River First Nation ; Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Must be a member of one of the 7 First Nations member communities
Application
  • Services are administered on a local level through individual communities 
  • Intake assessment required for all programs and services
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-3700
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-0999
After Hours Phone Answering Service for on-call worker: 705-946-3700
Fax 705-946-3717
E-Mail info@nog.ca
Website www.nog.ca
Primary Contact Candace Boyer, Administrative Assistant; Email: cboyer@nog.ca
Alternate Contact Melissa Gagnon, Support Services Assistant; Email: mgagnon@nog.ca
Primary Executive Kerry Francis, Executive Director; Phone: 705-946-3700 ext 210; Email: kfrancis@nog.ca
Alternate Executive Lorraine Naponse, Manager of Services; Phone: 705-946-3700 ext 251; Email: lnaponse@nog.ca
Site Location Batchewana First Nation
Located In Community Batchewana First Nation
Address 210 B Gran St
Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 0C4
 
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Intersection Gran St and Batchewana St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1990
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS); Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)