Goals & Objectives

The agency is mandated and under the authority of the First Nations of Southern Manitoba CFS Authority

Goals & Objectives

The agency's primary goals and objectives are to deliver a child and family service program that is community based, community designed and community oriented. The agency will work toward the goal of strengthening the family, protecting children and preserving the Ojibway culture.

As of September 1, 2007, Sandy Bay Child & Family Services has the legal mandate to provide child and family services, as outlined in the Child and Family Services Act, to all individuals residing in the community of Sandy Bay First Nation. The mandate also allows Sandy Bay Child & Family Services to advocate on this same basis for families and children of Sandy Bay First Nation members residing off reserve.

As of July 1, 2009, the agency was granted the mandate to provide child and family services to the community members of Dakota Plains Wahpeton Nation.

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Services

The agency offers a wide range of services, including:

Additional services required by provincial legislation, include:

Family Preservation and Family Reunification Initiatives, Community Based Preventative Programming, Youth Empowerment Strategies, Family Violence Prevention Initiatives, Building Healthy Families and Communities

Healthy Families

We are committed to the development of a range of family support services and alternate care resources for families and children

Sandy Bay Child & Family Services believes that all children have the right to grow up in a safe and nurturing family environment, free from child abuse and neglect. To help protect children from abuse and neglect, the agency offers a variety of child protection services.

Sandy Bay Child & Family Services believes that CFS Agency workers need to focus on wellness and emphasize the role of prevention when working with families. As such, the agency offers several prevention and family support services to help "keep families together".

Healthy Families

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