Under the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, the Prevention Services program is designed and delivered to members of our Community. It is derived into two main departments, Community Support and Family Support.
The INTENT is for individuals and families to develop stronger communication and life skills.
IT IS OUR MISSION to minimize child protection service involvement by building on individual and family strengths.
The staff at Wiikwemkoong Prevention Services believes it is our responsibility to ensure that our children & families maintain a wholistic lifestyle. We recognize with today’s society families create their own path. With each family’s commitment to wellness, responsible decisions are made to nurture and care for one another. Through continuous support we will assist each family in reaching their goal to a healthier lifestyle.
- To assist families who are expecting parental challenges by providing them with the tools and skills needed.
- To guide in responsible decision making in raising children.
- To collaboratively network with resources within the community that will enhance program delivery
- To deliver hands on healthy lifestyle activities for families
Community support workers provide support, guidance and education THROUGH programming activities, family and community events/circles, utilizing our traditional and cultural practices.