Akwesasne Child and Family Services

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Child Protective Services Agency * Primary Prevention Programming and Activities * Youth Protection * Foster Care * Cultural Programming and Education * Family Services 
 
Offers primary prevention, education and activities to the community and district schools. Intervention services include: counselling * advocacy * support * referrals for support services (i.e. mental health counseling, drug and alcohol addiction services, assessments, financial services, etc.) * traditional teaching on Mohawk culture, grief recovery support groups and parenting instruction and guidance (i.e. parenting, budgeting, anger management, communication, self-esteem, etc).
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours * Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * On-Call Emergency Services Available 5 pm-8 am
Areas Served Akwesasne
Boundaries Akwesasne - Ontario and Quebec portions only
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Members of Akwesasne who reside in the Ontario and Quebec portions of Akwesasne * for child protection matter: children 18 years and under
Application By law, suspected child abuse must be reported * call for information
Languages English ; Mohawk
Fees None
Service Categories Child Abuse Prevention ~ First Nations Communities ; Children's Protective Services ~ First Nations Communities ; Foster Parent/Family Recruitment ~ First Nations Communities ; Traditional Aboriginal Healing ~ First Nations Communities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-575-2341 ext 3139
After Hours Phone Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service 613-575-2000 (inform the dispatcher you are trying to contact the on-call worker)
Fax 613-575-1154
Primary Contact Kimberley Ransom-Herne, On Going Services Supervisor; Phone: 613-575-2341 ext 3159; Email: kim.herne@akwesasne.ca
Alternate Contact Cindy Lazore, Program Support Officer; Phone: 613-575-2341 ext 3148; Email: cindy.lazore@akwesasne.ca
Primary Executive Rae Cook, Program Manager; Phone: 613-575-2341 ext 3140; Email: rae.cook@akwesasne.ca
Alternate Executive Nova Cook, Service Manager; Phone: 613-575-2341 ext 3141
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Akwesasne
Address & Map
Kanonhkwatsheriio Health Facility
31 Hill Top Dr
St Regis, QC H0M 1A0
 
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Intersection Hilltop Dr and Park St
Mailing Address c/o Akwesasne Child and Family Services 
PO Box 90 
Akwesasne, QC H0M 1A0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes

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