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December 2021

Clans and Community

We have a new virtual learning series for the new year. Please join Traditional Knowledge Keeper Vivian Roy for clan teachings. This program is open to Indigenous people ages 16 years and older. Please email [email protected] to register. A zoom link will be sent to participants in advance of the workshop date.

January 13 – March 3, 2022  Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm

January 13: Bird Clan

January 20: Bear Clan

January 27: Loon & Crane Clans

February 3: Deer Clan

February 10: Marten Clan

February 17: Eagle Clan

February 24: Fish Clan

March 3: Wolf Clan

Ogichidaa Community Helper (16 weeks Training Program)

January 4 – April 14, 2022 Monday to Thursday

10AM-12PM 1PM-3PM

  • Do you have a calling to help our community?
  • Do you have lived experience, a willingness to give back and a desire to continue your healing journey?
  • Are you a recipient of Ontario Works, ODSP, Employment Insurance or work part-time?
  • Are you interested in pursuing a career in childcare, early years, in-home support, crisis response, child and youth work and/or teaching?

If so, this virtual program is for you!

You will receive:

  • Cultural teachings and ceremonies from a variety of Elders from different Nations
  • Learn more about self, relationships, healthy communication
  • Child development
  • Coping skills
  • Writing and assessment skills
  • An individualized career plan

There will be an honorarium provided in the form of food and gift cards on a weekly basis.

If interested, please email [email protected] or call 437-244-3719

November 2021

September 2021

Creativity Listens (Virtual Program)

Are you looking for a way to express your imagination and showcase your work? If so, please join us for our virtual “Creativity Listens” writing group via Zoom. This group covers a variety of topics and styles that will challenge writing structures and formatting rules in a way that lets your artistic abilities soar. Youth ages 16-24 are welcome!

November 3, 2021-March 30, 2022

Wednesdays, 11am-12pm

To register contact Kim Rodney [email protected] 416-564-7382, Ashley Azzopardi [email protected] 416-564-2753

October 2021

Here to Help (Virtual Program)

We will have a healing group for families, who have experienced family violence. In this 6 week virtual program we will spend meaningful time together having fun and learning about healthy relationships!

Women’s Program:

October 27 – December 1, 2021

Wednesdays, 11:00AM – 12:30PM


Children’s Program:

October 27 – December 1, 2021

Wednesdays, 5:15PM – 6:00PM


*Food Cards will be provided to each family on a weekly basis.

Please contact:

Elaine Levesque [email protected]

Brittney Barnieske – [email protected]hild.org

Linda Troian – [email protected]

Alyssa Peonidis – [email protected]

Adrian Cocking – [email protected]

Feeding the Kind Wolf

Do you want to learn how to control your anger, build better communication skills, and learn about conflict resolution? Then Feeding the Kind Wolf program may be the right program for you! This 8 week program will teach you how to reach your goals around anger issues, communication skills, and conflict resolution with the use of traditional knowledge. This is a virtual program for Indigenous youth ages 16-29. Must register to participate. Continuous intake.

October 20, 2021 – December 8, 2021

Wednesdays, 1:00PM – 2:30PM

To register contact Allan Kennedy at 416-722-5476 [email protected]

September 2021

Peaceful Warrior (Virtual Program)

October 6, 2021 -December 22, 2021

Wednesdays, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

This program will highlight:

*Unpacking trauma that has lasting effects on our current relationship

*SMART goal settings

*Seven Grandfather teachings

*Medicine Wheel teaching

*Types of healthy relationships

*Coping with anger

*Power, Privilege, and Identity

*Sharing Circles


*Learning how to hold ourselves accountable

To attend this group:

*Participants cannot have any current or pending domestic violence charges

*Have a desire for positive change

To register contact Natasha at [email protected] or text 437-217-5301


August 2021

Ogichidaa Community Helper Training Program (16 weeks)

In this 16 weeks virtual and in-person training program, you will learn:

*cultural teachings and ceremonies from a variety of Elders from different Nations

*child development

*coping skills

*writing and assessment skills

Monday, September 20 – Thursday, December 16

Programming Monday to Wednesday 10am-3pm

On the Land Thursday 9am-5pm

Please email [email protected] or call 416-969-8510 ext.4245


September 2021

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