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Description & Services
Public Comments In Ojibwe, Babaamendam stands for “she pays attention or she worries"
Description (Service)
  • Operates as a culturally-grounded, trauma-informed care program for Indigenous women who have been impacted by trauma and wish to exit oppressive and violent situations 
  • Supports trauma recovery and works to create safe places for Indigenous women to live healthy and balanced lives
 
Services include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Case management services including assessment, developing safety plans, short and long term planning, supportive counselling and follow up services when required 
  • Support, advocacy, referrals and access to community resources as needed 
  • Outreach to sexually trafficked Indigenous women and those impacted by violence and trauma 
  • Crisis intervention, stabilization and referrals to ongoing counselling services  
  • Referrals to cultural and traditional supports and holistic services 
  • Education, guidance and support for women on the effects of trauma, effective coping mechanisms and trauma recovery procedures 
  • Accompaniment and transportation to women as required
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Crisis Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Sexually trafficked Indigenous women and those impacted by violence and trauma
Application Call for assistance
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
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Trauma Informed Care 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 Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)