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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
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
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
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
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay