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Organization: Ontario Native Women's Association - Fort William First Nation - Head Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-577-1492
Toll-Free: 1-800-667-0816
Fax: 807-623-1104
Email: onwa@onwa.ca
Website: www.onwa.ca
Address:
c/o ONWA Head Office
684 City Rd, PO Box 15
Fort William First Nation, ON
P7J 1K3
Street
Address
:
786 Grand Point Rd
Fort William First Nation
 
Location: Fort William First Nation
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Executives: Cora-Lee McGuire-Cyrette - Executive Director
Service Description: An organization that provides support for Aboriginal women and their families

Functions as the Head Office for the Ontario Native Women's Association

Provides social and political support to Native 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 Native women such as economic development and traditional healing
  • Lobbies the government for funding, employment training, and employment placements
  • Ensures that the views of Aboriginal women are represented in national, provincial and local policies, legislature developments and strategies

Fees: None
Application: Varies by program, call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies by program
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Algoma, Barrie & Area, Brampton, Brant, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Chatham – Kent, Cochrane, Collingwood & Area, Dufferin County, Durham Region, East York, Elgin, Etobicoke, Frontenac & Kingston, Grey and Bruce, Guelph, Haldimand Norfolk, Haliburton, Halton, Hamilton, Hastings, Huron and Perth, Kawartha Lakes, Kenora District, Kitchener-Waterloo, Lanark, Leeds & Grenville, Lennox & Addington, London and Middlesex, Malton, Manitoulin/Sudbury, Midland, Penetanguishene & Area, Mississauga, Muskoka, Niagara, Nipissing, North Lanark/North Grenville, North York, Northumberland, Orillia & Area, Ottawa, Oxford and Norfolk, Parry Sound, Peterborough, Prescott/Russell, Prince Edward, Rainy River District, Renfrew County, Rural Wellington, Sarnia – Lambton, Scarborough, South Simcoe, Stormont/Dundas/Glengarry, Thunder Bay City, Thunder Bay District, Timiskaming, Toronto, Trent Hills, Windsor – Essex, Woodbridge, York - Toronto, York Region
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on November 28, 2016

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