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Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
Organization: Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation - Band Office - Community Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-481-1110
Fax: 807-481-1026
Website: www.nigigoonsiminikaaning.ca
Address:
c/o Community Support Services
PO Box 68
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3M5
Street
Address
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Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation  
Location: Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Band Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Gary Windigo - Supervisor
807-481-1110 ext 213
Lynn Hazen - Family Counsellor
807-481-1110 ext 215
Contacts: Judy Allen - Secretary
Nora Johnson - Child in Care Worker
807-481-1110 ext 209
Service Description: Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members for Weechi-it-te-Win Family Services

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
  • Provides records and information to Tribal Agency and external resources

Fees: None
Application: Intake assessment required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
  • Children younger than 18 years of age and their families
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served:
Rainy River District  
See Also: Information Services for Children and Youth
Parenting Education

This information was last completely updated on March 22, 2017

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