KINGSTON, FRONTENAC, LENNOX & ADDINGTON Children and Youth Services Planning Committee


Connecting Families to Services

Gathering Communities Making Connections

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211 connects people to the right information and services and has a wide range of programs and services focusing on the needs of individuals in the First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, including counselling, health, housing, legal, educational and crisis services.

Other Resources

Talk 4 Healing Wellness Line for Aboriginal Wellness Line

Tipa Moza (Iron Homes): Provides affordable, culturally appropriate, not-for-profit housing and related services for Indigenous peoples

Hope for Wellness Hotline: Crisis Support/Mental Health: Services in English and French, Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut

A Guide For Families Moving Into A New City: Indigenous Culture Based Tips

Provincial and National Services

Government of Ontario Programs and funding for Indigenous people

Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice through the U.S. and Canada

National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence – Supports safe family environments in our Aboriginal Communities.

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services:  Supporting Aboriginal People – Website with multiple links to programs for individuals, families, and organizations

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affaires; Ministry of Housing:  Housing for Off-Reserve Families

New – Your online Friendship Centre resource: A guide for post-secondary Indigenous students leaving home communities and adapting to city and school

National Aboriginal Council of Midwives

Chiefs of Ontario – Forum for the 133 First Nations communities located in Ontario.

Kanawayhitown – Taking Care of Each Other’s Spirit: Resources and help for survivors of Domestic Violence, education and awareness training, safety planning



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