is a private, non-profit organization which has been in operation since April of 1976. Neecheewam Inc.'s services are designed to meet the unique and individual needs of youth requiring safe care. Plans are facilitated through crisis intervention, alternative care and/or emergency resources that are reflected in a culturally diverse manner. Neecheewam Inc. currently operates four residential facilities in Winnipeg for youth who have experienced severe family, personal and societal difficulties. The organization is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of individuals from varying fields, and representing Native and non-Native communities and interests.