Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Service Agency is licensed by the Ministry of Children Community and Social Services as a Licensed Foster Care Operator under the Child Youth and Family Services Act (CYFSA).
Niijaansinaanik Alternative Care Program is a Family-based Model that puts the child’s needs at the center and ensures that services are provided in a holistic cultural approach. It is a firm belief that children/youth will be seen, heard and respected. The Alternative Care Program will provide services that are rooted in the cultural values and beliefs and as such ensure that both the Alternative Caregivers and the children/youth in the home receive culturally appropriate, holistic services that encompass the child/youth’s mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
The Rights of Anishinaabe children are inherent and forever in all our customary care practices. View Rights of Anishinaabe children here.