M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Family Resources Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Delivers child care, early intervention and prevention services and family support services to community members  
  • Administers services in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child & Family Services (KGCFS) 
  • Educates children, families and community about rights and responsibilities under the Child and Family Services Act 
  • Coordinates workshops and conferences 
  • Provides transportation for participants of the various programs under Family Resources Department, particularly the youth  
  • Strives to keep community families intact and to restore family balance 
  • Practises a holistic approach in all programs to promote and enhance the overall health and wellness of the family, children and community members
Oversees the following programs: 
  • Child and Family Advocate 
  • Community Support Program 
  • Family Support Program 
  • Youth Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5362
Fax 705-377-4980
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Terri Lynn Debassige, Clerical Support; Phone: 705-377-5362 ext 232; Email: terrilynn@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 53 Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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Mailing Address c/o Family Resources Department 
PO Box 333 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)