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Organization: Minwaashin Lodge - Indigenous Women's Support Centre - Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-741-5590
Crisis: 24 hours 613-789-1141
Fax: 613-748-8311
1155 Lola St, Ste 100
Ottawa, ON
K1K 4C1
Intersection: Vanier Pkwy and Conventry Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Mary Daoust - Executive Director
613-741-5590 ext 228
Contacts: Ida Kakekagumick - IT Systems Maintenance / Reception
613-741-5590 ext 221
Jenna Spagnoli - Executive Assistant
613-741-5590 ext 257
Service Description: Services and programs for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women, children, youth, elders and families

Shelter for abused women and their children

Counselling: general * family * sexual abuse * addictions

Sacred Child program: child care for clients accessing programs and services * respite care (three hours max)

Healing circles * cultural / spiritual teachings * 50 years and over grandmothers groups * youth programs * visiting elders * employment training * employment counselling * advocacy and referral * hospital visits * art therapy * crafts and workshops * accompaniment and support to legal proceedings and other appointments

Services and Programs:

Fees: None
Application: Registration required * Housing First Case Managers available at Oshki Kizis Lodge 613-789-6876

Respite care: must be registered with a program and make arrangements 24 hours in advance
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children, but all women and children are welcome

* Counselling, Culture Program and Employment Readiness Program: 16 years and over
* Sacred Child Program: 0-6 years
* Youth Program: 7-18 years
* Employment Counselling: 15 years and older
* Art Therapy: 5-15 years
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: Limited
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Employment Assistance for Indigenous Peoples
Friendly Visiting
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples
Post-Secondary Resource Centres for Indigenous Peoples
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on June 5, 2018

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