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Ontario Native Women's Association
Nihdawin Program

  • Supports Indigenous women at-risk of homelessness or who are homeless and in danger of losing their children to the welfare system and have a greater risk of conflict with the law
  • Assists with maintaining existing housing and finding affordable sustainable housing
  • Strives to improve quality of life for homeless women and mothers and to help achieve a life of stability

Family support workers provide the following services:
  • Advocacy
  • Aftercare follow up
  • Assessment and goal setting
  • Assistance with basic needs
  • Cultural teachings and healing circles
  • Education and employment assistance
  • Group and individual counselling
  • Referrals and partnering with community agencies
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Indigenous women and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have a greater risk of interacting with the criminal justice system

Age Requirements: Ages: 15 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Call to speak with a Nihdawin Family Support Worker
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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