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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides support services for Indigenous women and their families experiencing violence and involved with 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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Timmins
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 Call to book appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-360-1877
Toll Free Phone Thunder Bay Office 1-800-667-0816
Crisis Phone 1-855-554-4325
Fax Thunder Bay 807-623-1104
E-Mail onwa@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca/circles-of-care
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Family Support Worker
Site Location NAN office building
Located In Community Timmins
Address 145 Wilson Ave
Timmins, ON P4N 2T2
Intersection Wilson Ave and Preston St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1971
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)