By David Briggs Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is working to create a new standardized approach to providing Indigenous Child, Youth, and Family Well-Being services by developing the Orange Standard Service Delivery Model, and this morning the agency launched the program at a conference held at the Best Western on Lakeshore in North Bay. The Orange Standard approach will provide prevention and protection services to youth, children and families while emphasizing First Nations’ culture. “The Orange Standard will bring back our traditional ways and teachings of our people that were lost upon contact,” said Niijaansinaanik Head Elder Joyce Tabobondung. See: Niijaansinaanik children to get ‘Orange Standard’ of care Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services is based in the Dokis First Nation but also serves
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