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Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

My Journey Back Home


Description
Provides an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process through traditional talking circles for Indigenous youth and young adults who are struggling with issues such as:
  • Crisis
  • Drug addiction
  • Homelessness
  • Human trafficking
  • Lack of education
  • Legal issues
  • Lack of life skills and basic needs
  • Mental health problems
  • Violence
Allows youth participating in the talking circle to:
  • Make decisions safely
  • Speak and share freely
  • Be acknowledged in a respectful traditional manner
  • Be empowered and to build on their strengths, skills and resiliency
  • Be supported through participants, family members and an Elder
Comments
A Circle is composed of family members, front line workers, agency representatives and community Elders
Eligibility
Indigenous youth and young adults 12-29 years of age struggling with their life's journey
Application Process
  • Referrals can be made by anyone, however all individuals and agencies involved must agree to participate
  • Referral form is available on website
Toll Free
1-800-465-5581
Office
807-622-1413
Fax
807-622-3204
Web Site
https://nanlegal.on.ca/
Mailing Address
1805 Arthur St E
Unit 100
Thunder Bay, P7E 2R6
Canada
Languages
English, Ojibwe
Contact
Kristy Martyn, Aftercare Worker
Email: kmartyn@nanlegal.on.ca
Phone: Cell 807-633-9731
Program Facilitator
Madonna Hardy
Email: mhardy@nanlegal.on.ca
Phone: Cell 807-629-1829
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 8, 2022
Address
1805 Arthur St E, Unit 100
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 2R6
Located on Arthur St E and Brunswick St S
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Algoma District
  • Cochrane District
  • Kenora District
  • Manitoulin District
  • Nipissing District
  • Rainy River District
  • Sudbury District
  • Thunder Bay District
  • Timiskaming District