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.

Client Services Booklet November 2023

Services Provided

Staff Listing

Social Services Director
Simone Desmoulin

Executive Assistant
Julia Michano

Family Wellbeing Coordinator
Shanon Courchene

Recreation Coordinator
Nicole Desmoulin

Mental Health Worker
Kelli Adams

Youth Mental Health Worker  
Marissa Desmoulin

Addictions Worker

Delaney Michano



Band Representation Program
Virginia Courchene (Manager)

Raven Courchene (Band Representative)

Tamara Gagnon (Band Representative)

Todd Genno (Band Representative Thunder Bay)

Carrie Sutherland (Band Representative Thunder Bay)

Dancia Gagne (Prevention Worker)

Sharon Desmoulin (Intake/Reception)

NE Mental Wellness and Crisis Team
April Thornton (Coordinator)

Carly Gingras (Counsellor)

Jill Desmoulin (Counsellor)

Aryn Rooney (Intake Worker)