Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Site: Thunder Bay - Anemki Dr

Service: Customary Care and Kinship Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments Temporary Care Agreement: The child is placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society on a voluntary basis by the caregiver  
Society Wardship: The child is court ordered into the temporary care of the Children's Aid Society  
Crown Wardship: The child is made a permanent ward of the Children's Aid Society and could be placed for adoption
Description (Service) Customary Care (Mikinaak Model) 
  • Refers to the traditional practice of placing/raising a child outside the home but within the First Nation community 
  • All members of the family, extended family, relatives and community are involved with planning for the child but Dilico maintains the responsibility to care for the child
Kinship Service 
  • Provides services for children who cannot be cared for in their home but are not in the care of Dilico 
  • Refers to the full-time care and nurturing of a child by a relative, extended family member, a member of the child’s community or another adult with whom the child has a significant relationship 
  • The Kinship Service caregiver works collaboratively with Dilico staff to develop and carry out plans of service for the child
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility First Nations communities already involved with Dilico Child Welfare services by having stated that Dilico is to care for the child in question on its behalf
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Ojibway
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-8511
Toll Free Phone 1-855-623-8511 Mon-Sun 24 hours
Crisis Phone 1-855-623-8511 Mon-Sun 24 hours
Fax 807-626-7999 
Toll free 1-855-626-7999
E-Mail communications@dilico.com
Website www.dilico.com
Site Location Fort William First Nation
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Anemki Place
200 Anemki Dr
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L6
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Intersection Anemki Dr and Mission Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)