The following represent a snapshot of Tikinagan's activities from April 2011 to March 2012:

  • We serve approximately 17,000 people located in 30 remote First Nation communities in Northwestern Ontario. We also serve Pickle Lake, Savant Lake and Allanwater and the First Nation populations in Sioux Lookout and Red Lake.
  • Our head office is located in Sandy Lake First Nation and our Administration office is located in Sioux Lookout.
  • We have approximately 30 offices in the communities and First Nations that we serve.
  • Tikinagan workers handled 866 child protection investigations.
  • At year end, 954 families were receiving service from Tikinagan.
  • We had 629 children in care at year end, with 576 admissions and 553 discharges during this period.
  • We provided 238,630 days of residential service for children and youth.
  • We completed 159 home studies. At year end we had 411 approved foster homes. 
  • We operate two northern group homes: Oshkee Meekena Youth Healing Centre in Cat Lake and Oshka Teesuk Neehgan Healing Centre in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug.
  • We had 163 children in placements outside our jurisdiction, most requiring a higher level of care and treatment than we are currently able to provide. We continue to work towards increasing our capacity to provide specialized treatment and care in our communities.
  • There were 214 serious occurrences reported to the Ministry this period.
  • Tikinagan sponsored foster parent training workshops in 19 First Nation communities.