KINA GBEZHGOMI

Child And Family Services

Hotline Phone Number: + 1-800-268-1899

Our Children, Our Responsibility

The honour of assisting our children and families has been entrusted to Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services by the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising & Wikwemikong Unceded Territory. The core objective of KGCFS is to serve the member First Nation communities through prevention and protection activities that are designed to culturally maintain and nourish the dignity and integrity of the Anishinabek family system by offering various supportive choices. Moreover, providing services through a culturally serviced delivery model to families to move towards healthy family lifestyles for their Anishinabek children, families, and communities.

Under Section 15(2) of the Child and Family Services Act’ – Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services is committed to providing child well-being, protection and prevention services to the First Nation communities of the Whitefish River First Nation, Zhiibaahaasing First Nation, Sheshegwaning First Nation, M’Chigeeng First Nation, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation, Sheguiandah First Nation, Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, and the First Nations members of the communities specified who are off-reserve but within the District of Sudbury and the District of Manitoulin and any other Aboriginal persons within these Districts.

This designation, effective April 1, 2015 is another positive step in our shared priority of empowering Aboriginal communities in Ontario to provide services that are responsive to their customs and traditions, and that build a better future for Aboriginal children, youth and families.