• Host Family Gatherings

    This program utilizes experiential learning styles and Sharing Circles to transfer knowledge and learning with youth and their families.

  • Blackfoot Naming Ceremonies

    Host Family Gatherings & Blackfoot Naming Ceremonies
  • Developing Genograms

    The main focus of the project is to reconnect children with immediate/extended families.
  • Band Registration Confirmed

    The role of the First Nations Band Designate in achieving successful outcomes for First Nations Children and Families through a collaborative approach of Treaty 7 First Nations Agencies and Children Family Services Agencies.
  • Family History Stories Recorded

    The Blood Tribe family connections demonstration project seeks to strengthen cultural connectivity for Blood Tribe children residing off reserve.
  • Extended Family Contact

    The Blood Tribe family connections demonstration project seeks to strengthen cultural connectivity for Blood Tribe children residing off reserve.
  • 1 Host Family Gatherings
  • 2 Blackfoot Naming Ceremonies
  • 3 Developing Genograms
  • 4 Band Registration Confirmed
  • 5 Family History Stories Recorded
  • 6 Extended Family Contact
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Mission Statement

Through Holistic Programming, based on Traditional Values as out- lined in the Declaration Of Elders, Kainaysiinin, Kainaiwa Children’s Services works with the children and families in need of support and pro- tection to become positive, healthy contributing members of our community.

Vision

Through great pride in our history, tradition, culture and language, Kainaiwa Children's services corporation is dedicated to the development and protection of our children and families as we create our nations future.

Our ProgramsMany Programs, One Purpose

General Information

  • Responsible for statutory services under the child, youth and family enhancement act
  • Provision of all statutory services on the blood tribe reserve and case management of statutory services to band members who live off reserve but who are deemed ordinary resident on reserve within the catchments area of the southwest child and family services authority

Services provided

  • Assessment/investigation of children at risk of neglect, emotional injury, physical unjustly or sexual abuse
  • Family enhancement services
  • Protection services
  • Foster care/kinship care programs
  • Adoption services
  • Private guardian ship of children in the custody of director
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Innipooka

(Buffalo Child) Program provides cultural knowledge and activities to blood tribe children in Northern Alberta

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Niitsititapia'pii Program

Blackfoot Culture and Language Program - Provides cultural knowledge and activities to blood tribe children in Southern Alberta

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Family connections program

The blood tribe family connections demonstration project seeks to strengthen cultural connectivity for blood tribe children residing off reserve.

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Other Programs

Children out of parental care - provides financial assistance for children temporarily living with extended family.