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Child and Family Services
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services Inc.

91 23rd St W
Battleford, SK
S0M 0E0
P.O. Box 1270



A Description of On-going Activities

Wellness Sessions

Each community has various forms of wellness activities in areas identified by the community. Follow up counseling is provided by the counselors. Some communities have sessions every second week, some have them monthly. Attendance ranges anywhere from 10 to over 50 participants in activities. Not all sessions are workshops or healing circles, other activities such as physical fitness, crafts and recreation have been started. Some communities cost share activities with Kanaweyimik depending on community priorities.


Kanaweyimik Child and Family Services Inc. currently provide statutory and support services to the following four member communities:

    • Moosomin First Nation Pop. 1512


    • Saulteaux First Nation Pop. 1158


    • Sweetgrass First Nation Pop. 1673


    • Mosquito First Nation Pop. 1243




According to Elder Norman Sunchild, the Cree name "Kanaweyimik" has its origin in two meanings or messages that pertain to the care of children:

To the parents - "take care of your children";

To the children - "ask their parents to take care of them".