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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides victim service referrals and emergency support for family violence 
  • Works one-on-one with families experiencing family violence to develop a plan of action for identified concerns 
  • Offers Indigenous culture-based healing, self-help processes for anger management, and positive self-image development; alternative discipline methods and positive relationships 
  • Organizes and facilitates community events in schools, powwows, and health fairs to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevention of family violence 
  • Develops programs, workshops, promotions, and prevention education campaigns dealing with family-based violence awareness 
  • Provides referrals to counselling, legal services, and treatment centres
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Indigenous women and their children who are experiencing family violence or struggling with maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Application Operates on a drop-in basis
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3943
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-0816
Fax 807-468-3904
E-Mail mswain@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Maria Swain, Community Wellness Worker
Site Location Near the SC Accounting Building
Located In Community Kenora
Address 530 3rd St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2M3
 
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Intersection 3rd St N and 8th Ave N
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- One designated handicapped parking spot; Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with holding bar ; Wheelchair accessibility available through back entrance; front entrance has stairs
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)