Models for First Nations Child & Family Service Delivery in Canada (info sheet)

Currently, most First Nations children and families receive child and family services through First Nations child and family service agencies (First Nations agencies) or via provincial/territorial governments in partnership with First Nations or First Nations authorized institutions. In general, First Nations agencies receive funding for service delivery to on reserve children and families via the federal government, which requires First Nations agencies to apply provincial/territorial child welfare laws as a condition of funding. This info sheet provides an overview of the different models for the provision of First Nations Child & Family Services.


Cindy Blackstock

Year Published:



First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada

Place of Publication:

Ottawa, ON