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.

Community Support and Grief Counselling

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has coordinated various support services for all those in need through this difficult time. All community members are welcome to access the following services:

  • The Listuguj Community Social Services Directorate has arranged for grief counselling starting at 12:00 until 5:00 pm for both today and tomorrow. Services with trained psychologists and therapists are available at the Youth Centre, the Social Services Building and the Elders Lodge. To avoid waiting periods, please call Molly at 418-788-3039 to schedule a time slot.
  • Support is available at the Healing Grounds from 12:00 to 5:00 pm today and tomorrow.
  • There will be soup and sandwiches served each day at 5:00 p.m. at the Healing Grounds.
  • A Sacred Fire will start today at 1:00 pm at the Healing Arbour and will continue until Thursday.

Families First Support Services Survey

Families First Support Services have launched a survey to compile information regarding their past and present services.  Complete this survey by July 30th for a chance to win a prize.

This survey is open to all Listuguj residents who have accessed our services as well as their significant others.  We are a voluntary prevention-based program, striving to meet the needs of ALL our community members.

All responses are CONFIDENTIAL and will only be used by Families First to evaluate and forecast future programming.

Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PDFL2TD

Call for Tender – Social Services Building Construction

UPDATE: This call for tender has been updated with Addendum #3.


UPDATE: Bid submittal is postponed to May 27th, 2021 at 10AM Eastern time and 11AM Atlantic time as per the following addendum.


UPDATE: Please note that this call for tender has been updated with the following addendum.


The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has released a call for tender for the construction of the new Listuguj Community Social Services building. This new building will address the growing needs of the directorate by bringing its programs together under one roof. The deadline to submit a bid is Friday, May 14, 2021. (New deadline is May 19th, 2021 as per the addendum linked above.)

Please see links below for more details on the call for tender.

SEAO : https://www.seao.ca/OpportunityPublication/ConsulterAvis/Recherche?ItemId=5e8dd9c0-93e4-472f-9479-55c060dbbca3&callingPage=2&searchId=9d4b19ac-efa7-4fb3-87ab-ad1000936bea&VPos=200

MERX : https://www.merx.com/solicitations/open-bids/Social-Services-Building-Listuguj-New-Construction/0000197532

Message from Listuguj Community Services

Message from Listuguj Community Services:
The lights at the Jack Wysote Memorial ball field in Listuguj will be illuminated this evening until sunrise in solidarity with Elsipogtog.  May the lights guide the return of the missing Captain Jumbo Sock to his family and community.

Community Notice – Social Assistance

Update as of 1:30 p.m.: The issue has been resolved. Clients will receive their payments this afternoon.

 

To all Social Assistance recipients:

The deposit of Social Assistance cheques has been delayed. We are working on the problem and hope to get it resolved this morning. As soon as it is resolved, you will be informed.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Child and Family Services Office Open by Appointment Only

The Child and Family Services Office and Families Support Services Offices will be closed to the public until January 11, 2021. Our Social Workers will remain available by telephone and will see clients by appointment for exceptional circumstances only. Please call the office to schedule your appointment at 418-788-3039 between 8:30 – 12:00 to reach one of our administrative supports. Our doors will remain closed to the public, it is important to make an appointment before your visit.

If you need to call to report a matter concerning youth protection, you may call 1-800-463-4225 during the day or 1-800-463-0629 after hours.

Reminder that masks must be worn in all LMG buildings and public areas. Please maintain safety precautions and stay safe.

Social Assistance Office Open by Appointment Only

The Social Assistance Office will be seeing clients by appointment only. Please call the office to schedule your appointment at 418-788-2909. The office doors will remain locked until further notice. Therefore, it is important to make an appointment before your visit.

Reminder that masks must be worn in all LMG buildings.

Social Assistance Food Basket Distribution

The Social Assistance Office will be distributing food baskets to their clients in December.  If you are interested in receiving one, please call the office at 418-788-2909 and submit your name.  The deadline to submit your name is Monday, November 30, 2020.  All baskets will be ready for pick up on December 11, 2020.