Ground Breaking Ceremonies this Afternoon

A special reminder that we will have two Ground Breaking Ceremonies this afternoon August 17th, 2021.
The first one will be for the new Social Services building at 1:45pm outside in front of the Gignu.
The second Ceremony will be for the new Natural Resource building (NR2) which will be held at 3:30pm outside at Natural Resources (44 Dundee).
We encourage everyone to please, wear a mask and practice safe COVID-19 guidelines.
We hope to see you there!

Impact of COVID-19 Workshop and August Workshops Postponed

August 12th, 2021 – In light of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our community, the Listuguj Adult and Elderly Care program has announced that they will be postponing all workshops for the month of August including the Impact of COVID-19 Workshop scheduled for today until further notice.

Please stay safe and continue to follow all standard COVID-19 safety protocols.

Parents and Guardians call out for Focus Group Session for LCSSD

The Listuguj Community Social Services Directorate (LCSSD) is working to improve the services delivered by the Listuguj Youth and Family Center.

In order to achieve these goals, LCSSD is asking for Parents/Guardians to reach out and participate in a focus group with the following topics:

  • After School program ages 5-12
  • Youth summer camps
  • Regular Youth Center hours.

The focus group will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 6:00pm. The location will depend on the number of parents/guardians interested.

****Prizes will be drawn at the end of the session, as well refreshments*****

If you are interested or want to learn more, please call Tracy Morrison 418-788-3039 or email tracymorrison@listuguj.ca

LCSSD are looking forward to hearing from you as they are striving for better deliver to services for our children within our Community and WANT to hear from you!

 

 

Added Payment for Social Assistance Recipients

A notice to all Social Assistance recipients, this is to inform you that the Social Assistance Office will be distributing an added payment (Covid-19 related) to all it’s clients.  This added payment will commence on August 1, 2021 until further notice.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the office at 418-788-2909

Family First Drive-In Movie Event

Family First will be hosting a Drive-In movie this Thursday July 8th, 2021 at the Woodpile. The movie F9: The Fast Saga will start at 9:30pm. Treats will be provided by Northshore Cinema. DJ Floyd of FM Sounds will provide the music.

For further information please contact Tierra Ritchie at 418-788-2010

Hope to see you there!

Ground Breaking Ceremonies

We are very pleased to announce that there will be two Ground Breaking Ceremonies being held on July 9th, 2021. The first one will be for the Elders Facility (Isaac Lane/right off of Dundee Road) at 10:00 am. The second ceremony will be for the new Social Service building which will be located in front of the Gignu at 2:00 pm. We invite you all to join and hope to see you there!

Grief – A Part of Life: Sessions

Families First Support Services will be hosting a four part series of sessions starting July 7th at Etlinpisulti’gw (The Healing Grounds Arbour) exploring the topic of Grief and the Grieving Process. Information about each session with dates and time are provided below.

Social Services Update – Week of May 25th to 28th, 2021

The week of Tuesday, May 25th through Friday, May 28th, the following services will be available to the community by calling the telephone numbers indicated or for individual/family supports by appointment at 418-788-3039:

  • Our sister community Eskasoni First Nation has provided us with their 24/7 Crisis Support Line at 1-902-379-2099 or 1-902-379-2910.
  • Please call 811 in Quebec for 24/7 Crisis Support or if you just need to talk.
  • Restigouche Family Services is available by appointment at 506-753-4161
  • Haven House remains available 24/7 for additional after-hours crisis support by calling 418-788-5544.
  • Families First Support Services is available 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at 418-788-2010.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 – afternoon only

Dr. Yves Turgeon, Psychologist

 

Thursday, May 27, 2021 – all day

Mr. William Allmand, RSW

Ms. Lisa Arsenault, Psychologist

 

Please do not hesitate to call the numbers provided if you need to talk or need additional support. If you have a Youth Protection concern or crisis, please call 1-800-368-1803 24/7 – services are ongoing. In the event of an emergency, please call the Listuguj Police Department at 418-788-2003 OR 911 to dispatch emergency medical response team.

Update from the Listuguj Social Services Directorate

The Listuguj Social Services Directorate has arranged the following support for the community: Our sister community Eskasoni First Nation has offered Listuguj their 24/7 Crisis Line Support: 1-902-379-2099 or 1-902-379-2910 For 24/7 Crisis Support in Quebec, please call 811. If you just need to talk, Haven House remains available 24/7 for additional after-hours crisis support […]

Continued Community Support

The Listuguj Social Services Directorate has arranged the following support for the community:

  • Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 – The Mental Health Support Services Team from Gesgapegiag will be at LMDC at 8:30 a.m. to provide in-service and support to the teams within the scope of Education to offer clinical advice and supports for interventions in dealing with children impacted by the tragic events Saturday. Christine Metallic and Douglas Pictou from Families First Support Services (FFSS) will be at LMDC to provide ceremonial support to the teams as well.
  • Benoit Lamarche, Criminologist, will meet with the Youth Centre Team at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 to provide an in-service on best practises for supporting both the YC Team in their interventions with the youth as they will most likely have many questions and feelings that will need to be supported during the healing process.
  • Yves Turgeon, Psychologist, will meet with the LPD on Tuesday, May 18th, in the afternoon to introduce himself, his services as well as an opportunity to debrief from the recent incident as first responders.
  • Claude Boucher from the Crime Victims Assistance Center (CAVAC) will be here in Listuguj at the Haven House on Wednesday, May 19th, and Thursday, May 20th, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to meet with victims impacted by the events on Saturday as well as provide information sessions as needed for resources regarding the court process and what to expect as it may relate to the client base.
  • Lydia Houle, from CAVAC will also be in Listuguj on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. and again on Friday, May 21st, 2021 starting at 9:00 a.m. for the day to provide the same services as mentioned above.

 

To avoid waiting periods in accessing these services, please call Molly Bradstreet at 418-788-3039 to schedule an appointment. Please note that professional services can be provided in-home upon request.  

 

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Dr. Yves Turgeon will be available at the Elders’ Lodge

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Benoit Lamarche, will be available at Child and Family Services (CFS)

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sabrina Houle, Social Worker, available at Families First Support Services (FFSS)

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Dr. Yves Turgeon will be available at the Elders’ Lodge

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Benoit Lamarche, will be available at CFS

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Dr. Yves Turgeon will be available at the CFS

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Lisa Arsenault, Psychologist, will be available at CFS

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

William Almond, Social Worker, will be available at CFS

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Friday, May 21, 2021

Dr. Yves Turgeon will be available at the CFS

10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.