Providing culturally appropriate child and family services for Awasis Agency communities.
Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba has participated and contributed to the developmental work being undertaken by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) on First Nation Child and Family Services Governance and Jurisdiction models. Awasis staff has been seconded to provide their expertise to the MKO Child and Family Jurisdiction Project on their development of the First Nations Child and Family Services system. Therefore, Awasis Agency will strive to develop its philosophy, purpose and mandate consistent with the draft MKO First Nations Family Law. more info
Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba and its communities provide a range of services to children and families that promote health and well-being and facilitate the restoring of harmony and balance to the family unit.
Promoting the Strategic alliances needed in communities to plan, deliver and assess services that promote positive outcomes for children and families.
Helping parents with appropriate in-home supports with services such as parent aids, homemaker, intervener services, counselling, etc.
These services focus on enhancing the capacities and competencies of community participants.
These types of services include conducting a child investigation on referrals, apprehensions, assessments, planning, counselling and placement of children in care.