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Aboriginal Sexual Assault Worker Program

imageEnding Violence Against Aboriginal Women Initiative

Service Offered: Sioux Lookout, and Timmins

 

Program Summary

This initiative will provide support services to Indigenous women who are victims of sexual assault in the Sioux Lookout and Timmins regions.

Services are specific to Indigenous women victimized by sexual assault and abuse and will be based on the needs of the individual Indigenous woman. Services are holistic and incorporate multi-faceted supports to ensure healing from, and an understanding of, sexual violence and abuse.

 

Program Objectives

  • Assist women to move forward after sexual assault.
  • Increase access to victim services for Indigenous women.
  • Heighten awareness and understanding of sexual assault and abuse among Indigenous women and girls who have already been victimized and who, in many cases, are at risk of re-victimization.
  • Provide access to traditional healing ceremonies.
  • Educate service providers, health professionals, community leaders and community members in general about sexual violence towards Indigenous girls and women.
  • Develop working relationships with community partners to develop strategies to address sexual violence towards Aboriginal women and girls.

 

Client Support

  • Intake
  • Advocacy
  • Healing Circles
  • Cultural Teachings
  • Assist with Basic Needs
  • Assist with Transportation
  • Emergency Crisis & Child Care
  • Assessment & Goal Setting
  • Group & Individual Counseling (Traditional and Contemporary)
  • Education & Awareness Workshops
  • Referrals
  • Partnering with Community Agencies
  • Aftercare Follow-up & Support

 



For more information, please contact:

Justice Coordinator
380 Ray Boulevard, Thunder Bay  ON  P7B 4E6
Phone: (807) 623-3442 · Fax: (807) 623-1104
Email: onwa%23ca|JusticeCoordinator

 

Funding provided by Ministry of Attorney General

Connect with us

Head Office: 150 City Road P.O. Box 15-684, City Road, Fort William First Nation, ON, P7J 1J7
Phone: (807) 577-1492 - Toll Free: 1-800-667-0816 - Fax: (807) 623-1104
Satellite Office: 380 Ray Blvd, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6 - Phone: (807) 623-3442