Community Support Program Recognized For Successful Partnerships

Tsiothohrhko:wa/January 17, 2017


AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY – The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is pleased to announce recent recognition received by its Community Support Program (CSP). The program, part of the Dept. of Community & Social Services (DCSS), was acknowledged for its dedication to creating and maintaining partnerships that benefit CSP’s clients and the community of Akwesasne. In an ongoing and increased effort to provide enhanced programs and services to the community of Akwesasne, these partnerships were pursued in order to provide CSP and the other partners with additional resources and opportunities to increase and improve their services to Akwesasronon.


A series of plaques were presented to the CSP as a symbol of shared recognition from the program’s partners at the Akwesasne Area Management Board and the Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club.


The CSP would like to thank the Akwesasne Area Management Board, Akwesasne Workshop Committee, Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club, Iohahi:io Adult Education, Akwesasne Employment Resource Center, Akwesasne Mohawk Board of Education and other participating programs and services that share in the partnership.


“Our collective efforts and team-focused support of each other demonstrates a strong commitment to the community of Akwesasne and its community members, who we serve,” said Daniel Bruyere, Community Support Program Manager.          


The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne recently held a series of Open Houses in the three districts at which community members were encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas on how to better improves services and programming. The CSP can assure the community that the surveys they received will be reviewed and considered for future programming improvements. The CSP would also like to thank the community for the many positive comments and feedback provided to the program through surveys.


“As we continue to grow in order to meet the needs of the community of Akwesasne, we thank everyone, clients and program partners alike, who are sharing in our efforts to move forward in this encouraging and positive direction,” Mr. Bruyere said. “Nia:wen ko:wa Akwesasne.”


Kana:takon District Chief Tim Thompson, who holds the portfolio for DCSS, celebrated the entire department’s accomplishments this past year and thanked them for their dedication.


“I have seen the DCSS Programs grow, laugh, laugh with community members, be hard at work in the community and most of all each of you enjoying your job. Nia:wen.”


PHOTO CAPTION: The Community Support Program staff celebrating
recent recognition of their collective community efforts.


For more information contact:

MCA Community Support Program

613-575-2341 Ext. 3262