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Welcome to Tikinagan Child & Family Services. Founded by our Chiefs and Elders, we live and work in 30 First Nations in Northwestern Ontario. In partnership with these communities, our role is to mentor young parents, support families and protect children. Our work is guided by the Tikinagan service model: MAMOW OBIKI-AHWAHSOOWIN (Everyone working together to raise our children).
Tikinagan spearheads toy drive with Red Apple and Wasaya
This past holiday season was made a little brighter for some children due to the generous donations of toys collected by Red Apple and distributed through Tikinagan Child & Family Services and Wasaya Airlines.read full story
Tikinagan applauds human rights ruling
Tikinagan Child and Family Services applauds and supports the recent human rights ruling which verified the discriminatory impact of federal government funding of services for First Nations children.
Nine years after a complaint filed by the Assembly of First Nations and The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that the federal government has discriminated against First Nations by providing less money for children’s social services on reserve than elsewhere in Canada.read full story
Post-secondary financial support available for youth
If you were in care under Tikinagan Child and Family Services, did you know you have access to unique opportunities to support you in education and training at the college or university level? Want a bright future? We're here to help!read full story
Beck sets retirement date, commends incoming leader
Ernest (Toby) Beck will retire as executive director of Tikinagan Child and Family Services, August 7.
It’s a decision that signals the completion of a succession plan and the establishment of a strong and knowledgeable senior management team. Beck is confident his successor and the senior management team will continue to enhance and build a strong foundation for the organization.read full story