Have immediate concerns about a child? Call 416-969-8510

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

October 2021

Nitaawigun Circle (Growing Circle)

We will have a circle for those who identify as female ages 12-18. We will come together, share, and support one another in this 8 week circle grounded in safety and culture. Topics will include self-esteem, moon time, relationships, and more! Deadline for registration is Friday, October 22, 2021.

November 3 – December 15, 2021

Wednesdays 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Celebration of growth is on January 5, 2022

To register email [email protected]

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]

Linda Troian – [email protected]

Alyssa Peonidis – [email protected]

Adrian Cocking – [email protected]

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