Long Lake 58 First Nation

Site: Long Lake #58 Health Clinic

Service: Child and Family Support Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Dilico Anishinabek Family Care office in Longlac located at 118 Forestry Rd, ph: 807-876-2267; fax: 807-876-2312 
  • Family Support Workers: Amy Patabon and Harold Tookenay
Description (Service)
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members 
  • Administers services in partnership with Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
Prevention Services 
  • Provides one-on-one counselling in areas such as bullying 
  • Educates children, families and community about rights and responsibilites under the Child and Family Services Act 
  • Advocates on behalf of clients and their rights in regards to the legal system  
  • Offers a variety of parenting programs 
  • 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 traditional healing circles with elders for women and youth  
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities 
  • Provides referral services to local and outside service providers including treatment and healing centres
Customary Care/Foster Care 
  • Provides assistance with voluntary/customary care placements  
  • Provides support and counselling services to children in care  
  • Provides consultation and advertising in areas relating to customary care and foster care procedures  
  • Provides preventative services including awareness on child welfare matters including roles and responsibilities of the customary care/foster care worker
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Long Lake 58 First Nation
  • Members of Long Lake 58 First Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Clinic 807-876-4553 
Band Office 807-876-2292
Fax 807-876-1615
Website www.longlake58fn.ca
Primary Contact Mary Waboose, Family Support Worker; Phone: 807-876-4553 ext 232; Email: Mary.waboose@longlake58fn.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake and 1 km W of Longlac
Located In Community Long Lake 58 First Nation
Address 209B Otter St
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Child & Family Support 
PO Box 609 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)