Awashishewiigiihiwaywiin (Social Services Framework)
Awashishewiigiihiwaywiin (Social Services Framework) provides assistance to families from the Matawa First Nations (both on and off-reserve) who are at-risk of child welfare involvement, have open files, or have had children apprehended. It also supports families from the Matawa First Nations with Customary Care Agreements, Kinship Agreements, and advocacy.
Awashishewiigiihiwaywiin works with families from the Matawa First Nations to support them in navigating the child welfare system through prevention, planning and goal setting using community-based, culturally appropriate/responsive care models for children with a focus on prevention and family reunification. Opportunities are also provided for care givers and children to participate in traditional parenting programs, life skills, cultural programs and other group programs.
To access services and complete an intake, contact them at:
1-807-620-6233 or 1-807-344-4575 (ask for the Intake Worker)
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