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Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3

Organization: Seine River First Nation - Resource Building - Community Care Program  
Phone Numbers: Main Reception 807-599-2224
Community Care Program 807-599-1139
Toll-Free: 1-888-569-7775
Crisis: 807-274-3201
Fax: 807-599-1132
c/o Community Care Program
PO Box 124
Mine Centre, ON
P0W 1H0
Street Address:
56 Riverside Rd E
Seine River First Nation
Intersection: Horsecollar Junction Rd and Hwy 11
Location: Community is on shore of Wild Potato Lake, 1 km S of Horsecollar Junction on Hwy 11, located 50 km W of Atikokan
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Tylyn Silander - Community Care Program Supervisor
807-599-2224 ext 2024
Norma Spencer - Alternative Care Coordinator
807-599-2224 ext 2021 *
Public Contacts: Veronica Whitecrow - Secretary
Service Description: Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members for Weechi-it-te-win Family Services
Alternative Care Program
  • Provides assistance and support to children in care
  • Provides training for child care providers
  • Offers support and guidance in reuniting siblings who are/have been part of the foster care system
Prevention Services
  • 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 elders meetings that address traditional child rearing methods
  • Provides information sessions about understanding substance dependency and resulting family violence, and overcoming oppression by understanding cultural realities
Repatriation Services
  • Processes requests to have children in external foster care brought back to homes within the community
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of the child and family
Outreach Services
  • Provides the option to children adopted by outside families to discover their birth family and heritage; however children are not typically adopted out
  • Provides records and information to Tribal Agency and external resources

Fees: None
Application: Intake assessment required
Eligibility / Target Population:
  • Members of Seine River First Nation
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families
Languages: English * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Interpretive Services
Area Served:
District of Rainy River  
See Also: Child Safety
Youth Centres

This information was last completely updated on October 11, 2018

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