Indigenous Resources

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations
COVID19 -- Office closed * for existing members call 437-249-6837 to arrange a drop off of food or supplies Support, referrals, advocacy * HIV/AIDS education and prevention including distribution of ...
www.2spirits.org
416-944-9300
Aboriginal Legal Services
COVID19 -- serving clients by phone as much as possible * agency will continue to prepare Gladue reports and Gladue Letters and provide Courtworker services to the Toronto courts * all walk-in servic ...
www.aboriginallegal.ca
416-408-3967 or 416-408-4041
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation [Toronto area], Ontario Business Centre, Ontario Business Centre, Affordable Housing - Indigenous and the North Housing Solutions
Experts in the housing programs available to support affordable housing * recognize the varied and distinct housing needs of Indigenous and the North communities, including the First Nations, Urban In ...
www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/
1-800-668-2642
Canada. Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and Indigenous Services, Ottawa - 10 Wellington St, Allegations and Complaints
Allows individuals to establish complaints about the conduct of First Nation/Inuit/Métis government bodies and organizations in relation to the funding of the department and the way those funds are ad ...
www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada.html
Toll free 1-855-504-6760
Canada. Health Canada, Ontario Region, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Federal health government programs related to Aboriginal health Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) : health promotion activities delivered by community diabetes workers and health service providers ...
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/contact/fniah-spnia/fnih-spni/region-eng.php
Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) 613-866-9679 
Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve (AHSOR) 613-797-5692 
Contribution Agreements Resource Centre 613-952-0088 
eHealth Unit 613-241-2751
Canada. Indigenous Services Canada, Gatineau - Wellington St, Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement
Programs include: Residential School Information Line, 1-866-879-4913 -- Mon-Sun 8 am-11 pm * basic information about IAP, ADR and CEP programs * will mail out application kits * confirms receipt of I ...
www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100015576/1100100015577#sect1
Enquiries, toll free 1-800-567-9604
Canada. Indigenous Services Canada, Gatineau - Wellington St, Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement - Health Supports Call Centres
COVID-19 (1 May 2020) Operates as usual. Indian residential schools resolution health support program * offers professional counseling, emotional support provided by Resolution Health Support Workers ...
www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1581971225188/1581971250953
Health Supports Call Centre in Ontario, toll free 1-888-301-6426
Canada. Indigenous Services Canada, Ontario Regional Office
COVID19 -- office closed until further notice * children under 18 eligible for registration call 1-855-572-4453 to access health benefit * for already registered who want to renew call 1-800-640-0642 ...
www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada.html
416-973-5282
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (The)
Not-for-profit coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people in Canada living with and affected by the human immunodeficiency virus ( ...
www.caan.ca
604-266-7616
Canadian Roots Exchange
Cultural Exchanges * Host communities help to build face-to-face relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth National Youth Gatherings * Annual National Youth Conference facilitating sh ...
canadianroots.ca
647-956-5019
Canadian Virtual Hospice
Online information and support about advanced illness, palliative and end-of-life care, loss, and grief * listings of over 900 programs, services and recommended resources Answers to your questions: t ...
www.virtualhospice.ca
204-475-1494
CESO
International Service -- retired, semi-retired or professionally active Canadians with technical or managerial experience provide volunteer consultative services overseas * airfare, medical insurance ...
www.ceso-saco.com
416-961-2376
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline, Telephone and On-line Chat Services, Mental Health Helpline and On-line Chat Counselling Services
* Operates a mental health telephone helpline for Indigenous people * Provides on-line chat counselling * Provides immediate, culturally relevant crisis counselling support * Refers callers to additi ...
www.hopeforwellness.ca/
First Nations University of Canada
Some of the Indigenous programs include: * Business and Public Administration * Indigenous Literatures in English * Environmental Health and Science * Indigenous Access and Transition Education Certif ...
fnuniv.ca
Toll free 1-800-267-6303
Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle, Niagara Region
IDHC provides programs and services focusing on the development, and enhancement of programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in Indigenous communities, b ...
www.idhc.life
905-938-2915
Indspire
COVID19 -- Centre closed but staff working remotely * call Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 1-855-INDSPIRE (463-7747) Building Brighter Futures -- bursaries and scholarships for postsecondary studies * Soaring -- a ...
www.indspire.ca
416-987-0249
London Middlesex Counselling and Addiction Services, First Nations Counselling
First Nations crisis counselling * Indian Residential School Resolution Health Support Program * in-home visits available * counselling sessions may be available via online videoconference
www.firstnationscounselling.com
Métis Nation of Ontario, Ottawa - Slater St, Healing and Wellness Branch - Victim Services Program
COVID-19 (21 Apr 2020): Staff is delivering services remotely. Métis who are in need of help accessing supports are urged to contact the MNO toll free at 1-800-263-4889 or email covidhelp@metisnation ...
www.metisnation.org
Administration 613-798-1488
Métis Nation of Ontario, Ottawa - Slater St
COVID-19 (21 Apr 2020): Staff is delivering services remotely. Métis who are in need of help accessing supports are urged to contact the MNO toll free at 1-800-263-4889 or email covidhelp@metisnation ...
www.metisnation.org
613-798-1488
Métis Nation of Ontario - Toronto Regional Office
COVID19 Update -- offering COVID19 financial relief programs including: MNO Income Relief Benefit and the MNO Rent Relief Benefit -- these two benefit programs can be applied for in addition to the F ...
covid.metisnation.org/
416-977-9881
Métis Nation of Ontario, Brampton - Credit River, Healing and Wellness
COVID19 -- Centre closed but staff working remotely * call Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm at 1-800-263-4889 or email covidhelp@metisnation.org or visit COVID19 updates to access COVID19 supports General emo ...
www.metisnation.org
905-450-4844
Métis Women's Circle, Métis Womens Circle
A group of women who support, educate, and empower Metis women. Through reciprocity and the healing journey, the Circle aims to help Metis woman reclaim and celebrate their cultures, histories and ide ...
www.metiswomenscircle.ca
905-628-5813
Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
COVID19 -- Seniors program lunch and dinner for clients * PSW supports * Adult and Youth program -- phone counseling, food boxes, and lunches picked up at the centre Mon-Fri 11:30 am-1 pm * other pro ...
www.ncct.on.ca
416-964-9087
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, Women's Transition House
COVID-19 -- still open * waitlist Transitional housing * capacity 15 -- 8 women, 7 children
www.nativechild.org
House mentor 416-537-2261
Native Education and Training College of Business, Healthcare, Human Service and Technology, Online/Web Service, Education and Training Services
* Functions as a non-profit post-secondary college * Focused on enhancing and upgrading the skills of those employed by Aboriginal Canada from chief and council to the band office janitor * Diploma a ...
www.nativetc.com
705-494-4700
Native Women's Association of Canada
COVID19 (29 May 2020): Support line made available during COVID19. Call 1-888-996-5808 Mon-Fri 9 am-11 am, 1 pm-3 pm to speak to a NWAC elder. Native women’s association founded on the collective goa ...
nwac.ca
613-722-3033
Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto, Community Programs
COVID19 Meal available * call ahead for details Crisis intervention * information and referral * urban orientation * community outreach * food programs Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children -- h ...
www.nwrct.ca
416-963-9963
Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy
COVID-19 -- food and harm reduction kits pick-up Mon 12:30 pm-4:30pm, back entrance of 282 Parliament St * call for remote support ---------------------------------------- Advocates for Indigenous Ca ...
www.oahas.org
416-944-9481
Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres, Provincial Office
COVID19 -- Staff working remotely ---------------------------------------- Coordinates services * directly manages and administers variety of provincial programs * information about member centres an ...
www.ofifc.org
416-956-7575
Ontario Indigenous Youth Partnership Project, Ottawa - Mailing Address
Platform for Indigenous youth * explore and execute ideas * gain access to small grants of up to $5,000 * have opportunities to receive or take on mentorship roles, participate in skills training, and ...
oiypp.weebly.com/
Thea Belanger 613-714-9668
Ontario. Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, e-Channel
Web-based, distance learning option for Ministry-funded Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program * students may wish to take the web-based course in addition to an on-site course Designated LBS service ...
www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/eopg/programs/lbs.html
Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Northern Region, Toronto, Family Information Liaison Unit
* Provides family members of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) access to confidential, culturally responsive, trauma-informed and victim-centered assistance * Supports families ...
www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fund-fina/cj-jp/fund-fond/mmiw-fada/info.html
416-212-4111
Peel Aboriginal Network, Indigenous Friendship Centre
​ COVID19 -- presumed closed Centre to meet, socialize, share and learn from each other * services include housing, food and clothing bank, employment counselling, traditional healing and wellness, le ...
www.peelaboriginalnetwork.com/PAN/Home.html
905-712-4726
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville - Trafalgar Road Campus, Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support
Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) All Sheridan campuses are closed until further notice. For further information see Sheridan website -------------------------------------------- ...
www.sheridancollege.ca/life-at-sheridan/student-services/indigenous-learning-and-support.aspx
905-845-9430 ext 5444
Six Nations Polytechnic, Ohsweken - Fourth Line
A post-secondary organization, recognized by community government, and institutions of higher learning, as a centre of excellence for Indigenous knowledge * delivering community-based post-secondary p ...
www.snpolytechnic.com
519-445-0023
Talk4Healing, Telephone and On-line Chat Services, Telephone Helpline and On-line Chat Counselling Services
Offers culturally appropriate counselling services to Indigenous women by Indigenous women, via telephone, text or chat
www.Talk4Healing.com
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
National organization promoting equality for women * intervenes in court cases to challenge discrimination against women using the equality guarantees of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms * ...
www.leaf.ca
416-595-7170