Social Services

Biigtigong Nishnaabeg will have consistent, diverse and quality social services programming that will support the community in its goal of being a Nation free from abuse and where membership can develop to their full potential as human and spiritual beings.

Services Provided

  • Recreation
  • Family Well-Being Program
  • Band Representation/Family Support/Child Protection
  • Counselling
  • Employment support

Staff Listing

Social Services Director
Simone Desmoulin

Family Wellbeing Coordinator
Shanon Courchene

Nicole Palacios

Band Representative
Virginia Courchene

OW Employment Support Worker



NE Mental Wellness and Crisis Team
April Thornton (Coordinator)

Carly Gingras (Counsellor)

Laryssa Simpson (Counsellor)

vacant (Cultural Advisor)