Notice from the Listuguj Youth & Family Center

Notice to Community Members and Public,

The Listuguj Youth and Family Center will be closed tomorrow ( Thursday, January 20th) as our staff will be having a professional development day.

*This includes all programs as well as the weight room*

Please note, The Listuguj Archery Club will continue as scheduled from 6-9 p.m.

We thank everyone in advance for their understanding.

 

Every Child Matters T-Shirt Giveaway

The Adult and Elderly Care Program will be at the Food Bank early Tuesday, September 28, 2021 to hand out “Every Child Matters” T-shirts, buttons and bags.  There is a limited supply on the T shirts and will only be given to the first 15 Elders. One per household only. On behalf of The Adult and Elderly Care Program, be happy, healthy, and safe.

 

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.