Aboriginal/métis/inuit women

Aboriginal/métis/inuit women

Laichwiltach Family Life Society

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Strives to empower and promote healing in our communities from a First nations perspective for all people of Native ancestry in Unity.

Primary Telephone: 
250-86-3430
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
audreyw@shawbiz.ca
Fax Number: 
250-86-3483
Street Address: 
441 – 4th Avenue
City: 
Campbell River
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9W 3W7

Portage la Prairie Friendship Centre

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

The Centre assists Aboriginal newcomers in ther adjustment to urban life; provides a medium for the development of Aboriginal Leadership in the community; creates mutual understanding between people of Aboriginal ancestry and others through education and recreational programs; creates awareness in the community and media about concerns and needs of Aboriginal people, and takes action in resolving them whenever possible.

Primary Telephone: 
204-239-6333
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ptgfc.orgnet
Fax Number: 
204-239-6534
Street Address: 
20-3rd St NE
City: 
Portage la Prairie
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R1N 1N4
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Forms a national network of First Nations, Métis and Inuit women researchers interested in community-based research focused on the health and healing of Aboriginal women, their families and communities. Receives financial support from the Women’s Health Contribution Program, Health Canada and is working toward the establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Aboriginal Women’s Health and Healing. Will create a supportive national context for Aboriginal women researchers and their community and academic partners to engage in health and healing research and policy advice. Will support and promote community-based health and healing research done by and with Aboriginal women. Will identify and address gaps and weaknesses in Aboriginal women’s health and healing research; promote research ethics that include Aboriginal consultation and input; foster critical contextual and Aboriginal approaches to health and healing research; and develop policy advice and recommendations for action to improve the health and healing of Aboriginal women, their families and communities.

Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
406-2194 Health Sciences Mall Instructional Resource Centre University of British Columbia
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z3

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
613-567-1817
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@caan.ca
Fax Number: 
613-567-4652
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-285-2226
Street Address: 
602-251 Bank St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1X3

Aboriginal Women's Council of Saskatchewan

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an initiative of the Community Justice Programs of the Government of Saskatchewan. Includes in its objectives: educating and organizing Aboriginal women to help with issues such as safety, victimization, abuse and healing; influencing the development of social policy that is sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal women and children; promoting wellness and safe environments through community development and economic development, and; providing crime prevention and family violence programs for youth.

Primary Telephone: 
306-763-6005
Fax Number: 
306-922-6034
Street Address: 
101-118 12th St E
City: 
Prince Albert
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S6V 1B6

National Aboriginal Diabetes Association

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Forms an organization that supports individuals, families and communities to access resources for diabetes prevention, education and research. Creates partnerships with organizations committed to the prevention and management of diabetes. Promotes community wellness as a strategy to prevent diabetes.

Primary Telephone: 
204-927-1220
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
diabetes@nada.ca
Fax Number: 
204-927-1222
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-232-6232
Street Address: 
174 Hargrave St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3N2

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

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Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Recherche

Forms an organization whose mission is to encourage and support Aboriginal people in building and reinforcing sustainable health processes that address the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in the residential school system, including intergenerational impacts. Forme un organisme qui a pour mandat d'appuyer les peuples autochtones et de les encourager à concevoir, développer et renforcer des démarches de guérison durables qui s'attaquent aux effets des abus sexuels et physiques subis dans les pensionnats, y compris les répercussions intergénérationnelles.

Primary Telephone: 
613-237-4441
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
programs@ahf.ca
Fax Number: 
613-237-4442
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-725-8886
Street Address: 
801-75 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5E7
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "programs@ahf.ca and webmaster@ahf.ca"

Four Worlds International Institute for Human and Community Development

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Supports Aboriginal communities in building a healthy and sustainable future. Works towards a solution to the social devastation brought on by alcohol, poverty and an increasing sense of powerlessness sweeping across tribal communities.

Primary Telephone: 
(403) 320-7144
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
4worlds@uleth.ca
Fax Number: 
(403) 329-8383
Street Address: 
347 Fairmont Blvd.
City: 
Lethbridge
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T1K 7J8

Anishabie Naadmaagi Gamig Substance Abuse Treatment Centre

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
PO Box 568
City: 
Blind River
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P0R 1B0

Native Horizons Treatment Centre

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
R.R. #1 Site 3A Box 6
City: 
Hagersville
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N0A 1H0
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