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Our Approach

Our approach to serving children, youth and families is based on the principle that the best interests of the Metis and Inuit child, family and community are maintained through strength-based, culturally relevant and specific solutions that take into account the unique needs and aspirations of our community.

Ultimately, our goal is to create a healthy community for us all to enjoy by strengthening family and community relationships, enhancing family connections, renewing cultural traditions and ensuring new and better ways of caring for our children.


Building healthy and vibrant Metis and Inuit communities through love, respect, honour, strength, culture and heritage with guidance from our Elders and families.


The Metis Child and Family Services Authority are committed, accountable and responsible for the Child and Family Services system to the Metis and Inuit people of Manitoba. The Metis Authority contributes to a strong and healthy Metis and Inuit Nation through the strength of Elders, family, children, culture, values and heritage.

Guiding Principles

  • Metis and Inuit families and communities are the cornerstone of the Metis and Inuit Nations and the service delivery system must reflect this vision
  • Responsibility for decision-making regarding Metis and Inuit children and families lies with the family, extended family and community whenever possible
  • The organizational structure promotes and supports community governance at all levels
  • The service delivery system will encompass both formal and informal elements
  • The service delivery system must be operated in an efficient and effective manner
  • The service delivery system will be outcome-based and will reflect the core guiding principles of the Metis Authority
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Metis Child & Family Services Authority
204-150 Henry Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0J7

(204) 949-0220
(204) 984-9487
Toll Free in Canada: (855) 779-1277

General Inquiries: info@metisauthority.com
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