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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Northern Region - Family Information Liaison Unit

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Description
  • Provides family members of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) access to confidential, culturally responsive, trauma-informed and victim-centered assistance
  • Supports families by facilitating connections with culturally appropriate referrals and supports
  • Facilitates the gathering of case-specific information about police investigations, coroner's reports/reviews, court proceedings or other government processes and provides information to family
  • Family Information Liaison Unit (FILU) staff members are of Indigenous ancestry, knowledgeable, culturally competent and responsive to the needs of the family members they serve
Note: If you don't live near an FILU location, call the Team Lead to arrange for FILU staff to travel to your location
Eligibility
Family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, regardless of their participation in the National Inquiry Process
Application Process
Community agency and self-referrals
Toll Free
1-844-888-8610
Office
807-737-4877
Web Site
https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fund-fina/cj-jp/fund-fond/mmiw-fada/info.html
Email
shauna.pitawanakwat@ontario.ca
Languages
English
Contact
Shauna Pitawanakwat, Family Liaison Worker
Email: shawna.pitawanakwat@ontario.ca
Team Lead, Family Information Liaison Unit
Terry Swan
Email: terry.swan@ontario.ca
Phone: 416-212-4111
Fees
None
Documents Required
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
Government - Provincial
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 7, 2020
Address
16 Fourth Ave
Sioux Lookout, ON, P8T 1C4
Located at the Equay-Wuk (Women's Group) office on Fourth Ave near Front St
Open in Google Maps
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1700
Tue
0830 - 1700
Wed
0830 - 1700
Thu
0830 - 1700
Fri
0830 - 1700

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Ontario
  • Sioux Lookout