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Ontario Native Women's Association

Aakwa'ode'ewin (Courage for Change)


Description
Provides supports for Indigenous women, youth and girls affected by sexual exploitation

Crisis services include:
  • Immediate response to women at risk of human trafficking or leaving a situation of trafficking
  • Stabilization with transportation to safe housing
  • Collaboration with police services as required
  • Access to ongoing trauma-informed, culturally-based crisis care and supports as needed
Long-term supports and services include:
  • Case management
  • Developing safety plans
  • Short and long-term planning
  • One on one supportive counselling
  • Referrals and transportation/accompaniment to community resources
  • Follow-up services as required
Eligibility
Indigenous women, youth and girls at risk of human trafficking, leaving a situation of human trafficking or affected in any way by sexual exploitation
Application Process
Call
Toll Free
1-800-667-0816
Office
807-623-3442
Fax
807-623-1104
Web Site
https://www.onwa.ca/
Email
onwa@onwa.ca
Languages
English, Other - Ojibway - Staff person, no services provided
Fees
None
Documents Required
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 1, 2022
Address
380 Ray Blvd
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 4E6
Thunder Bay satellite office located on Ray Blvd near Queen St
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 to 1700
Tue
0900 to 1700
Wed
0900 to 1700
Thu
0900 to 1700
Fri
0900 to 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Crisis response services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay