Prevention workers working together on common threads

March 14, 2018
The humming of sewing machines takes over the space. If it wasn’t for that, you could hear a pin drop. Everyone is focused with their heads down and eyes fixed to their projects. The quilts being made this day, February 27th, vary in colour and design, some are bright and made for babies while others are seasonal and spring-like. These quilts, and the sewing machines at the hands of these Prevention Coordinators, will make the journey to their new homes in a few days.

Working at Tikinagan

February 7, 2018
Did you know that there are many exciting employment opportunities here at Tikinagan? If you are looking for community-based work in one of the First Nation communities we serve, or if you are looking for work in one of the urban offices such as Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay or Red Lake, we have full-time and casual vacancies. Opportunities range from frontline and working directly with families and children, to the support areas like data entry, human resources or finance.

New year brings changes across province to protection services for youth

December 29, 2017
Effective January 1, 2018, the Province of Ontario is increasing the age of protection to include all children under the age of 18. Previously the age of protection applied to children under the age of 16.

CWP Training Wraps up in December

December 19, 2017
A group of 13 Tikinagan employees, joined by three employees from Kenora Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services (KRRCFS), completed the Child Welfare Pathway (CWP) training series this December.

Local business donates toy drive collection and profits to Tikinagan

December 18, 2017
The Red Apple store in Sioux Lookout hosted a toy drive this December, collecting donations of toys and funds for Tikinagan Child and Family Services.

Class Action on Behalf of Crown Wards

November 29, 2017
Were you a Crown ward at any time from the period January 1, 1966 until March 30, 2017? If so, you may be a class member in the class action which has now been certified by the court. The lawsuit seeks money (damages) and other benefits for class members.

FASD Training for Caregivers and Staff

November 28, 2017
On November 20 and 21, approximately 60 foster parents and Tikinagan staff participated in FASD Training hosted by Tikinagan’s training unit.

Charity Golf Tournament Raises Money for Fire Relief Fund

October 30, 2017
Tikinagan Child and Family Services' 11th annual Charity Golf Tournament raised $14,910 for the Mamow Oshki Pimagihowin Fire Relief Fund and families in need.

Celebrating 25 Years with Clara Young

October 16, 2017
Clara Young thinks of Tikinagan as more than her place of employment for the last 25 years. The journey for her has been one of building relationships and having another family here.

Become a Foster Parent. Make a Difference.

September 21, 2017
Tikinagan protects children and works with families who are experiencing difficulties. Whenever possible, we work to keep children and families together - but sometimes children may need to live apart from their families for a time. We first look to extended family for foster care, but some children don’t have this option and this is why we need foster families.