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Tungasuvvingat Inuit
Urban Inuit Community Centre

COVID-19 (9 Jun 2020) Tungasuvvingat Inuit Food Bank is open for Inuk in need of food support. * Contact TI worker for details or call Paulina at 613-857-1709. * All TI non-essential services programming are suspended until further notice. Mamisarvik Healing Centre is an essential service for the participants. * This information is regularly updated on their Facebook page.Community centre that provides services adapted to the needs of Inuit clientsThe Family Well-Being Program (1071 Richmond Rd): Prevention-focused, culturally-responsive supports to promote healthy communities * supports families to heal from the effects of intergenerational trauma, reduce violence * addresses the over-representation of Indigenous children and youth in child welfare and youth justice systems Child development and nutrition * cultural development and retention * parenting and care-taking skills * community development * pre and postnatal programYouth Program (1071 Richmond Rd, 297 Savard): Various programs that promote Inuit culture and language * life skills education * promotes exercise * provides alternatives to negative environmentsCounselling Services: assists clients with day to day personal and emotion struggles * Inuit Residential School Program provides support to former IRS students and their families.Community Support Program, Drop In (297 Savard Ave): supportive environment attempting to duplicate the community spirit and cultural surrounding of the Inuit homelands * socialization opportunities * settlement services, housing assistance and information and referral to legal, medical and social services * Interpretation services and assistance in obtaining non-insured health benefits * weekly Inuit women's healing circle * men's group and Community Kitchen, Weekly Food BankHousing Support Services (297 Savard Ave): housing-based case management program for clients who are chronically or episodically homeless * general Housing assistance * crisis intervention services Inuit Court and Justice Programs (604 Laurier West): offers supports to Inuit involved with the legal system. Restorative Justice model and Gladue Services Exiting Sex Trade/Anti Human Trafficking Program (604 Laurier West): offers support to Inuit involved in the sex trade being trafficked or at risk in a harm reduction modelEmployment Services (1071 Richmond Rd): assistance with writing resumes, cover letters, finding employment or training assists in the removal of barriers in the road to long-term employmentCultural Programming : Cultural events and activities throughout the year * Inuit craft workshops * Elders Tea
Hours of Operation
COVID-19 -- Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm
Urban Inuit * age restriction depending on program
Application Process
Call, email or visit website for more information
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
Community Navigation of Eastern Ontario / Navigation communautaire de l’Est ontarien
Last Updated On
November 17, 2020

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