M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Community Support Program

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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)
  • Promotes overall health and wellness of children, families and community members 
  • Offers support, early intervention and prevention activities 
  • Promotes cultural and traditional teachings, Anishinabemowin, sweat lodges, traditional parenting and parent support circles 
  • Focus is on children and families at-risk of becoming involved with a Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Delivers programs and services in the following areas; 
  • Annual events 
  • Case management 
  • Cultural programs 
  • Parenting programs 
  • Recreational activities and programs
Activities and events can include: 
  • Badminton nights 
  • Ball hockey nights 
  • Baseball tournaments and practices 
  • Basketball tournaments 
  • Body mass index (BMI) testing at Lakeview School 
  • Community drum programs 
  • Hockey breakfast program 
  • Home visits 
  • Kids camps 
  • March break and Fall break activities 
  • Parenting sessions
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
  • Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation 
  • Children 7-12 years of age at-risk and their families
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 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 Community Support Program 
PO Box 333 
Family Resources Department 
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)