Ontario Native Women's Association
Ska-Be (Helper) Program

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Provides support services to improve the health and wellbeing of urban Indigenous elderly women and families and those with chronic illness or disabilities
  • Focus is on assisting individuals to achieve a good quality of life, reflective of needs and culture
  • Offers education and hands-on support services to assist with daily living activities
  • Acts as respite for loved ones who provide daily care and support

Services include:
  • Advocacy and navigation with community services
  • Assisted living services including homemaking, cleaning, shopping, laundry, washing, preparation of meals, personal hygiene and care
  • Case management
  • Family workshops
  • Individual community cultural care
  • Respite care
  • Transportation for appointments and cultural events
Eligibility
Urban Indigenous seniors and Indigenous persons with chronic illness or disabilities, with a particular focus on Indigenous women
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible
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(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 18, 2019

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