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Restoring the Sacred Bond Aims to Prevent Child Welfare Apprehensions

Restoring the Sacred Bond Aims to Prevent Child Welfare Apprehensions

Posted in Restoring The Sacred Bond

The Southern First Nations Network of Care (Southern Network) in Manitoba, which mandates 10 agencies – nine of which are First Nations agencies – to protect children, provide culturally appropriate services and preserve families in their communities, is launching its Restoring the Sacred Bond initiative.

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Youth Leaving State Care Need Education Support

Youth Leaving State Care Need Education Support

Posted in In The News, News Sidebar

The general public should stay informed about the well-being of young people in care and hold governments to account — to ensure that they are meeting their obligations to support young people’s well-being and educational progress.

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Province, CFS join forces, seek investment in program to reduce Indigenous kids in care

Province, CFS join forces, seek investment in program to reduce Indigenous kids in care

Posted in News & Events, In The News, Home Page, Announcement, News Sidebar

The pilot will support up to 200 at-risk expectant mothers. SFNNC will lead the project and work with the doula service provider, Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag, to identify expectant mothers who may not have the resources to effectively parent their babies.

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Press Release: Southern First Nations Network of Care Partners with RedMane Technology Canada

Press Release: Southern First Nations Network of Care Partners with RedMane Technology Canada

Posted in In The News, Restoring The Sacred Bond

Restoring the Sacred Bond is an early intervention program aimed at reducing the number of newborn child welfare apprehensions and days that young children are spending in the care of child welfare.

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Manitoba's 1st social impact bond hopes to raise $3M to help at-risk moms

Manitoba's 1st social impact bond hopes to raise $3M to help at-risk moms

Posted in In The News, Restoring The Sacred Bond

Manitoba's first social impact bond is looking for $3 million in private investment to pay for a program to reduce the number of days children in the province spend in care.

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Southern Network 15th Annual General Meeting – October 4, 2018

Southern Network 15th Annual General Meeting – October 4, 2018

Posted in News & Events, Home Page, Announcement, News Sidebar

Southern First Nations Network of Care is pleased to invite you to our 15th Annual General Meeting.

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6th Annual Under the Creator's Sky Golf Tournament

6th Annual Under the Creator's Sky Golf Tournament

Posted in News & Events

Join us on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 for our annual golf tournament in support of Anishinaabe CFS Youth Programs.

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CBC News: We're separating babies from their teenage mothers in care, perpetuating a never-ending cycle

CBC News: We're separating babies from their teenage mothers in care, perpetuating a never-ending cycle

Posted in In The News, News Sidebar

Teens who give birth in care are 11 times more likely to have their babies taken by child protection services

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CBC News: B.C. court rules against MCFD, permits Indigenous mother and child to return home with supports

CBC News: B.C. court rules against MCFD, permits Indigenous mother and child to return home with supports

Posted in In The News, News Sidebar

A provincial court judge has overturned a Ministry of Child and Family Development sanctioned apprehension and ordered an Indigenous mother to be reunited with her baby.

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Southern Network's Youth Group helps prepare for our 14th Annual AGM

Southern Network's Youth Group helps prepare for our 14th Annual AGM

Posted in News & Events, Youth Engagement

It was a great thing to watch the Southern Network Youth Group paint and set up the teepee for our Annual General Meeting on September 29, 2017.

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