Programs

Aboriginal Court Worker

Program Description: To help Aboriginal people charged with a criminal offence receive fair, equitable and culturally sensitive treatment before the law, Court Workers: Provide Aboriginal persons charged with an offence and their family members with timely and accurate information at the earliest possible stage of the criminal justice process; Refer Aboriginal persons charged with an…

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Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy

Objectives Reduce Family Violence through community awareness, education and peer counselling. Provide crisis intervention for women and children at risk Address underlying mental/emotional issues that contribute to violence and dysfunction Services Crisis Intervention Advocacy Culturally appropriate services Support Groups Referrals for Shelters Crisis Centres Housing Options Legal Services Therapists Health Services Workshops/Training Healthy Relationships Roles…

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AKWE:GO

Goals This program has been specifically designed to provide a comprehensive program to urban Aboriginal children between the ages of 7 – 12. The goal of the program is to provide urban Aboriginal children with the support, tools and healthy activities which will build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy choices. This…

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Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

What We Do M’Wikwedong’s Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program provides programs and services for pregnant and postnatal aboriginal women and their families in a culturally sensitive and supportive manner. Programs provided include cooking and nutrition, infant development, traditional crafts, exercise and prenatal classes. Services offered are home and hospital visits, fresh food bags, weekly food vouchers,…

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Children Who Witness Violence

Program Goal To mitigate the impact of witnessing violence and provide urban Indigenous children with tools to support positive development and life choices as they grow. Provide Indigenous parents/caregivers, community partners and organizations with the tools to begin designing an effective community response to ending violence against women and children. Objectives In a safe one-to-one…

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Community Action Program for Children

This program is for off Reserve Aboriginal families The Community Action Program for Children 0-6yrs (CAP-C) at M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre gives off reserve First Nations, Metis, and Inuit families the opportunity and services they need.   The Goal of the off reserve aboriginal component of the Brighter Futures CAP-C is to strengthen families…

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Cultural Resource Coordinator Program

M’Wikwedong is pleased to now have a Cultural Resource Coordinator.  Our focus will be to use traditional teachings, ceremonies and events across all our programs to build strong children, youth and families.  Our coordinator will also work collaboratively with other agencies through outreach and strategic partnerships to build community capacity to heal and grow.  The…

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EarlyOn Child and Family Centre

The EarlyOn Child and Family Centre at M’Wikwedong NCRC offers a wide variety of programs and activities for children ages 0-6 years and their parents or caregivers. Many of these are co-led with the Community Action Program for Children (CAP-C), the Canadian Pre/Postnatal Nutrition Program (CPNP), and the Akwe:go youth group. We incorporate traditional Aboriginal…

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Life Long Care Program

The Life Long Care Program (LLCP) is funded by the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC). The program provides community support services to all urban Aboriginal clients, irregardless of age, who are disabled, chronically ill, frail elderly or require acute/chronic continuum of care. The Life Long Care Program also makes every attempt to provide…

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Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living

The Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program (UAHLP) can help you achieve your lifestyle goals! This program is taking major strides to help community members to increase their physical activity levels and their cardio-vascular health; to become smoke-free; to increase their knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating practices and weight management; and, to enhance the leadership ability…

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Wasa-Nabin – Youth

The word “Wasa-Nabin” is an Ojibway word meaning “to look forward”. This program is designed for “at risk” urban Aboriginal youth who are from the ages of 13—18 years. The activities of the program will focus on six areas of support; General Social Supports · Facilitates the assessment of required services and identifies areas of…

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