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Received provincial designation as a children's aid society on Jul 1, 2006 giving AAFS full responsibility for providing child well-being and prevention services

Organization: Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services  
Phone Numbers: Administration and Prevention Services: 807-548-1099
Toll-Free: Protection Services 1-866-420-9990
After Hours: 807-468-6224 (Mon-Sun 24 hours)
Fax: 807-548-1345
Box 1360
Kenora, ON
P9N 3X7
1 Apartment Dr
Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
Intersection: Apartment Dr and Golf Course Rd
Location: Community of Wauzhushk Onigum is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Theresa Stevens - Executive Director
807-548-1099 ext 29 *
Dennis Petiquan - Director of Services
807-468-6224 ext 247 *
Contacts: Kristine Reynard - Executive Assistant
Service Description: Administers bi-cultural child protection and prevention services for First Nation children and youth

Located at Apartment Drive in Wauzhushk Onigum

Administers bi-cultural child protection and prevention services for First Nation children and youth
  • Provides on-call services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Investigates all reports of child abuse/neglect
  • Focus is on providing services that respect Anishinaabe heritage, culture and traditions
  • Belongs to the Association of Native Child and Family Service Agencies of Ontario

Programs include:
  • Alternative Care (Foster Care)
  • Child Protection Services
  • Children's Mental Health Services
  • Customary Care
  • Prevention Services

Fees: None
Application: Intake Assessment required for all programs
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Child Protection Services
  • Mandated for First Nations children and youth 15 years of age and under in need of protection
  • Voluntary for children 16 years of age and over

Prevention Services

Families requiring intervention in order to prevent family breakdown
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
District of Kenora, District of Rainy River, Northern  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare
Parenting Education

This information was last completely updated on February 9, 2016

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Updated February 9, 2016
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