Community Services

Grand Opening for Community Centre

The Community Services Department is responsible for planning, managing and directing the Social and Community Programs for Aamjiwnaang First Nation. Key programs under this unit are Culture & Recreation and the daily running of the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community & Youth Centre.  The Community Centre was expanded in 2012.  The new centre features a fitness centre, arts and crafts rooms, and a senior’s lounge. A skatepark and splashpad have also been added to the property.

The Centre hosts a variety of meetings, gatherings and events, such as Benefits, Annual General & Assembly Meetings, Environment Open House and Information sessions, multiply Science, Youth and Training camps and meetings for SFNS Mnaasged and  Children’s Aid Society

Community based social, recreation events and services are also coordinated by Community Service staff and community members. Events include, Solidarity Day, Powwow, Christmas Concert, etc.


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Verlynn Plain
Community Services Coordinator

Maawn Doosh Gumig Community and Youth Centre
1972 Virgil Avenue
Sarnia, ON N7T 7H5
Phone: 519-491-2160/519-491-1374 Ext. 103
Fax: 519-491-0912




Jamie Maness
Band Manager
Aamjiwnaang Administration Office
978 Tashmoo Ave.
Sarnia, ON  N7T 7H5
Phone:  519-336-8410 Ext. 288
Fax:  519-336-0382

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