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Ontario Native Women's Association

Circles of Care


Description
  • Provides support services to Indigenous women and their families who are experiencing violence and are involved in the child welfare system
  • Works to meet the needs of women involved with both the Child Welfare Systems (CAS) and Violence Against Women Sectors (VAW)
Aims to create a safe and supportive means of living through collaboration with other community services and the provision of culturally based services including:
  • Advocacy support
  • Crisis management
  • Cultural and traditional supports such as holistic teachings, sharing circles, ceremonies and guidance from Elders
  • Information and education provision for mothers on their rights and responsibilities
  • Systems navigation
  • Work with families and Children's Aid Society (CAS) to resolve conflict
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 5 pm
Tue
9 am - 5 pm
Wed
9 am - 5 pm
Thu
9 am - 5 pm
Fri
9 am - 5 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Indigenous women and their children who are involved with the child welfare system or are experiencing or have experienced violence in their lives
Application Process
Call
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
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 25, 2020