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Nipissing First Nation

True Self Debwewendizwin Program


Description
Offers healing, employment and training supports to men and women who have experienced or are at-risk of violence
  • Delivers training sessions and workshops to empower individuals to achieve higher levels of training, education, or employment on the journey to economic independence
  • Creates an individualized work and training plan tailored to participant's needs
  • Promotes district-wide awareness and sensitivity to the barriers faced by individuals who experience violence
Offers the following:
  • ABC Approach to Healing Your Life: Acknowledging your Past, Believe in Yourself, and Create your Future
  • Computer and Numeracy Skills: Microsoft Suite, and Numeracy Skills
  • Empowering Paths Program Supports: Peer Support withing Warming Centre linking individuals with community services, and giving men in community an opportunity to experience True Self's holistic healing approaches
  • True Paths: Offers men and women in outlying communities an opportunity to experience True Self's Holistic healing approaches and to empower individuals to move forward with education and employment goals
Community Workshops available:
  • Defining Domestic Violence
  • Women's Wellness Workshop
  • Great Attitude, Great Future
  • Lateral Violence
  • Walking the Medicine Wheel with our Personal Finances
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmTrue Path: Mattawa - Tue 10 am - 4 pm * Sturgeons Falls - Thu 10 am to 4 pm
Eligibility
  • Men and women at risk/or a survivor of violence
  • Must have a fixed address or reside in a women's shelter within the District of Nipissing
  • Employed, unemployed or underemployed


Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Requires completion of Intake and Assessment
Fees
Program - Fees may apply for delivery of Community Workshops ; None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible ; Elevator located at rear entrance
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 29, 2018