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Ontario Native Women's Association
Trauma-Informed Care Program, Thunder Bay

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Description
  • Operates as a culturally-grounded, trauma-informed care program for Indigenous women who have been impacted by trauma and wish to exit oppressive and violent situations
  • Supports trauma recovery and works to create safe places for Indigenous women to live healthy and balanced lives

Services include but are not limited to the following:
  • Case management services including assessment, developing safety plans, short and long term planning, supportive counselling and follow up services when required
  • Support, advocacy, referrals and access to community resources as needed
  • Outreach to sexually trafficked Indigenous women and those impacted by violence and trauma
  • Crisis intervention, stabilization and referrals to ongoing counselling services
  • Referrals to cultural and traditional supports and holistic services
  • Education, guidance and support for women on the effects of trauma, effective coping mechanisms and trauma recovery procedures
  • Accompaniment and transportation to women as required
Comments
In Ojibwe, Babaamendam stands for she pays attention or she worries
Eligibility
Sexually trafficked Indigenous women and those impacted by violence and trauma
Application Process
Call for assistance
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 30, 2019

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