Nawash Band Representative Program (Child Welfare)


The Chippewas of Nawash provides a strong advocacy role on behalf of child welfare clients involved with a Children's Aid Society in order to ensure that they understand their rights and that their right are respected. The Band Representation Service provides representation on behalf of the First Nation, as a party to all Family Court Proceedings, When children are receiving child protection from Children's Aid Society. These services are provided for case both on and off reserve, with the intent that wherever possible children who are Band Members of the First Nation will be cared for by a family of the First Nation, or by another Native Family and that they do not lose their connection to the Native culture and heritage.


I /Supervisor:

Rose Lameman
Tel. 519.534.1689
Fax. 519.534.2130
Email. lesleyshoefly@nawash.ca