Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Delivers child care and protection services, and family support services to community members  
  • Administers protection services in collaboration with Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency in Thunder Bay  
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families
 
Family support services include: 
  • Intake 
  • Referrals 
  • Assessments 
  • Planning 
  • Advocacy 
  • Support
 
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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Fort William First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Fort William First Nation  
  • Children in need of care and their families
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-8802
Fax 807-623-8312
E-Mail MarieSolomon@fwfn.com
Website www.fwfn.com
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Primary Contact Luanne Maki, Health Centre Manager; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 209; Email: Luanne@fwfn.com
Primary Executive Karen Bannon, Director of Health, Education and Social Services; Phone: 807-623-9543 ext 234; Email: Karen@fwfn.com
Site Location Fort William Reserve is located on W shore of Lake Superior, south of and adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Fort William First Nation
Address 90 Anemki Dr, Suite 100
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1L3
 
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Intersection Anemki Dr and Mission Rd
Physical Access Fully 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)