First Nation Child & Family Service Agencies located in Anishinabek NationHere are a list of the First Nation Child and Family Service Agencies that are located in the Anishinabek Nation
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services is a community oriented, community based, Native staffed child and family service agency. Weechi-it-te-win serves 10 area First Nations communities located in the Rainy Lake District of Ontario.
Tikinagan Child and Family Services has been created by the people on Nishnawbe-Aski Nation to strengthen our children, our families and our communities.
Kunuwanimano Child and Family Services
Kunuwanimano delivers child welfare services to 11 First Nation communities within their catchement area. The Kunuwanimano catchment area encompasses a broad region in Northeastern Ontario that ranges from Hornepayne to Matachewan First Nation and includes eleven Aboriginal First Nation communities. The Kunuwanimano head office is located on Wahgoshig First Nation with the main office located in the city of Timmins.
Dilico programs and services are available for Aboriginal and First Nation residents of any age in Dilico’s jurisdiction and for children in the care of Dilico and their caregivers. Dilico's catchment area includes: Fort William, Red Rock (Lake Helen), Whitesand, Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay), Long Lake #58, Animbigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek, Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (Sandpoint), Biingitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay), Ginoogaming, Pays Plat, Pic Mobert, Pic River, and Michipicoten.
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto strives to provide a life of quality, well-being, caring and healing for our children and families in the Toronto Native Community. We do this by creating a service model that is culture based and respects the values of Native people, the extended family and the right to self-determination.
Nog-da-win-da-min Family & Community Services
Nog-da-win-da-min Family and Community Services is a Native Child Welfare Prevention service agency that works in collaboration with the seven First Nations in ensuring that children, youth and families receive culturally appropriate services. Nog-da-win-da-min offers various services and programs to the children, youth and families who are members of the First Nation communities.
They are; Batchewana First Nation, Garden River First Nation, Thessalon First Nation, Mississauga First Nation, Serpent River First Nation, Sagamok Anishnawbek and Whitefish Lake First Nation.
Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies
OACAS is a membership organization representing CASs in Ontario. The Association has served its members, the community, the public and the government in a variety of ways since 1912. These services have included the promotion of child welfare issues, government relations, advocacy, policy development, communications, research and special projects, member support, quality assurance in child welfare practice, and training for all protection workers throughout the province.
Ministry of Children & Youth Services
In 2003, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services was created to:
The Licence Appeal Tribunal is an adjudicative agency, created on April 1, 2000 under the Licence Appeal Tribunal Act, 1999.
The Ontario government, as part of its mandate to provide a more streamlined, responsive and efficient justice system, has consolidated four appeal boards - the licensing appeal responsibility of the Child and Family Services Review Board, the Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal, the Licence Suspension Appeal Board and the Private Vocational Review Board - into the Licence Appeal Tribunal
The Tribunal carries on the duties of the above boards but is also capable of adding appeal functions, should the need arise. The Tribunal provides a fair, efficient, impartial and independent means to appeal decisions concerning compensation claims and licensing activities regulated by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Ministry of Consumer Services, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and the Ministry of Transportation.
Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
The Office of the Provincial Advocate reports directly to the Legislature and provides an independent voice for children and youth, including children with special needs and First Nations children.
The advocates receive and respond to concerns from children, youth and families who are seeking or receiving services under the Child and Family Services Act and the Education Act (Provincial and Demonstration Schools).
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society
CANGRANDS National Kinship Support
CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing kinship support for caregiver families across Canada.
National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is a national voice for American Indian children and families. We are the most comprehensive source of information on American Indian child welfare and the only national American Indian organization focused specifically on the tribal capacity to prevent child abuse and neglect. (USA)
Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)
The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) is the national non government peak body in Australia representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families. (Australia)
Where does a bricklayer, raised on British afternoon tea, who speaks some Italian and counts among his ancestors the great Sioux leaders Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, begin the process of piecing his life together?
Some questions are never answered. Some answers are hard to take. Three decades ago, two Crow Indian brothers ran away from home and no one knew why. Their sudden and mysterious deaths sent shockwaves through a tiny upstate New York community. This is their adoptive brother’s journey to bring Bobby and Tyler home and confront a painful truth that shattered his family.
3rd World Canada
Set in the backdrop of the aftermath of the suicide of three parents, the documentary explores the impact of 3rd world conditions on the children left behind and a community’s courage in looking after them.
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