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Child and Youth Services

The Child and Youth Services provides services to the community through social programming and physical activities. This is managed by Shirley Gregorini. It is comprised of a Community Wellness Worker, Physical Wellness Worker, Children Wellness Worker, Community Mentor, a Youth Worker, Parent Infant Advisor, Parents as Teachers Educator and Family Support Workers.

For a list of upcoming activities, please refer to the calendar.

Community Wellness Worker

The Community Wellness worker, delivers programs and services that focus upon building healthy relationships within families and between people in the community. Services provided are family violence services, referrals, support and case management to community clients to address existing and emerging health, health, healing and wellness issues. She also coordinates a number of participant based activities related to promotion, education and awareness on reducing family violence, building healthy relationships and improving health within the Sagamok community. For more information on the services, please contact Gail Trudeau at (705) 865-2171 ext. 352.

Physical Wellness Worker

The Physical Wellness Worker works in collaboration with the other workers to provide physical activities for the community members. To obtain an updated list of the programs and scheduled activities, please refer to calendar for the schedule of programs and activities. For more information please contact, Michael Abitong at (705) 865-2171 ext.318.

The Fitness Center is located at 610 Sagamok Road. The Fitness center is maintained by a group of volunteers who oversee the daily operations of the Fitness Centre to ensure cleanliness, provide equipment orientation and safety of patrons. The hours of operation is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. If you are interested in participating as volunteer or for more information please contact the Physical Wellness Worker at the Community Wellness Department, at 705-865-2171. 

Children’s Wellness Worker

The Children’s Wellness Worker works collaboratively to engage children aged 6 - 12, parents, and community; facilitate a range of evidence-based primary and secondary prevention children’s programs and strategies to address risk factors, protective factors, and resiliency; and coordinate and/or facilitate children’s activities and programs to promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness. For more information, please contact Heather Bennett at (705) 865-2171 ext. 347. 

Community Mentor

The overall goal of the Community Mentor is to create and facilitate a successful youth leadership training program that will improve the life skills of the youth in the community. For more information, please contact, Melissa Boissoneau at (705) 865-2171 ext. 349.

Youth Wellness Worker

 

Parent Infant Advisor

The Parent Infant Advisor delivers a program and service that is directed at directed at improving the health of families before, during and after pregnancy. The program aims at improving parenting skills, awareness of safety concerns for families and family nutrition. For more information, please contact, Dennis Trudeau at (705) 865-2171 ext. 324

Parents as Teachers Educator

 

Family Support Services

Within the child and youth services there are the Family Support Workers. They provide support services to you and your family members. If you are experiencing a difficult involvement with the CAS workers, please contact one of the Family Support Worker at (705) 865-2171. 

Annette Chiblow,

Rhonda Stoneypoint,

Cindy Pelletier or

Samantha Ferland.