Child Welfare

Main Contact:
Judy McGilvery (Executive Director)

Phone: (780) 726-7616
Fax : (780) 726-2020
Toll Free :1-877-296-2902           



Statement of Purpose:

Under the direction of Chief and Council of the Saddle Lake First Nation, the Social Services Board of Directors have the legal responsibility under the auspices of the Wah KohTowin Child Care Society to provide the Statutory Child Welfare Services. The Social Services Board of Directors also have a functional responsibility to provide direction for the Social Development for the Saddle Lake First Nation.

Our History:

It was in November 1985 that this program was initiated under Social Development/Child Welfare as a five-year pilot project. There were five employees. In September 1993 the program was revamped once again under a new name, the Wah KohTowin Child Care Society, and an additional 4 employees were hired. To date there are fifteen employees.