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Description & Services
Description (Service) Aims to strengthen and support families, children, youth and communities 
  • Provides programs that meet community specific needs and are rooted in traditional teachings 
  • Promotes cultural awareness and identity, language, customs and beliefs 
  • Relies on Elders to play a prominent role in teaching
Prevention and support services include: 
  • Community prevention and education 
  • Early intervention and support 
  • Crisis support and service coordination 
  • Healing and restoration 
  • Family and parenting counselling 
  • Advocacy by attending child welfare investigations on-reserve with the Children's Aid Society (CAS)  
  • Assistance to resolve child welfare crises and co-operatively plan out actions designed to divert future crises
Activities may include: 
  • Community feasts and celebrations 
  • Recreational activities and events such as powwows and summer festivals 
  • Educational and learning opportunities such as reading programs, sewing classes and cooking classes
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 First Nations member of one of the 7 member communities
  • Services are administered on a local level through individual communities 
  • Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
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
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, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)