Ontario Native Women's Association
Native Women's Association

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Provides social and political support to Indigenous women and their families by means of getting together in groups, socials and cultural activities
  • Liaises with community organizations and educates them on concerns of Indigenous women such as economic development and traditional healing
  • Lobbies the government for funding, employment training, and employment placements
  • Ensures that the views of Indigenous women are represented in national, provincial and local policies, legislature developments and strategies

Offers the following programs:
  • Aakwa'ode'ewin (Courage for Change)
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Education and Awareness
  • Aboriginal Responsible Gambling Awareness
  • Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison Program
  • Circles of Care
  • Community Health Outreach
  • Community Wellness Program
  • Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Liaison
  • Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Indigenous Women's Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Family Support
  • Nihdawin
  • Ska-Be (Helper) Program
  • Trauma-Informed Care Program
  • Youth in Transition
  • Youth in Transition Housing Support
Eligibility
Varies by program
Application Process
Varies by program
Fees
None
Accessibility
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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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 16, 2019

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