Child and Family Services


Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members 

  • Administers services for Tikinagan Child and Family Services, a mandated Native Child Welfare Agency in Sioux Lookout 
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families

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

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm

  • Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation 
  • Children under 18 years of age and their families

Office phone: 807-469-1304
Toll Free Phone: 1-888-753-7124 
Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect: 1-800-465-3624
Fax: 807-469-1312
Primary Executive: Edna Quequish, Supervisor
Mailing Address: c/o Tikinagan Child & Family Services 
General Delivery 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0

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