Ontario Native Women's Association

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Native Women's Association

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides social and political support to Indigenous women and their families by means of getting together in groups, socials and cultural activities
Description (Service) Provides social and political support to Indigenous women and their families by means of getting together in groups, socials and cultural activities 
  • Liaises with community organizations and educates them on concerns of Indigenous women such as economic development and traditional healing 
  • Lobbies the government for funding, employment training, and employment placements 
  • Ensures that the views of Indigenous women are represented in national, provincial and local policies, legislature developments and strategies
 
Offers the following programs: 
  • Aakwa'ode'ewin (Courage for Change) 
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Education and Awareness 
  • Aboriginal Responsible Gambling Awareness 
  • Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison Program 
  • Circles of Care 
  • Community Health Outreach  
  • Community Wellness Program  
  • Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Liaison 
  • Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Indigenous Women's Leadership  
  • Mental Health 
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Family Support 
  • Nihdawin 
  • Ska-Be (Helper) Program 
  • Trauma-Informed Care Program 
  • Youth in Transition 
  • Youth in Transition Housing Support
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Varies by program
Application Varies by program
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-3442
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-0816
Fax 807-623-1104
E-Mail onwa@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Joanne Fisher-Wade, Receptionist; Phone: 807-623-3442 ext 8550; Email: receptionist@onwa.ca
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 380 Ray Blvd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6
 
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Intersection Ray Blvd and Queen St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level but no automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1971
Funding Provincial ; Federal