The directory of Indigenous organizations is designed to help community members in Ottawa locate appropriate organizations and services as well as improving communications. The directory reflects the vitality and diversity of Indigenous cultural traditions, organizations, and enterprises within the National Capital Region. The Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition has made every effort to present accurate and up-to-date listings and websites included whenever possible. If you see any errors or omissions, or if you have updated information on any of the programs and services included in this directory, please email our Administrative Coordinator.

Local Indigenous Organizations

 
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Innuqatutiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

Inuit Specific Services 

Innuqatutiit is a multi-service Inuit organization that provides cultural, educational, recreational and social support services to children, youth and families of Ottawa’s growing Inuit community. The centre serves as a major hub of early years and youth services for Inuit families in Ottawa.

 

Local Indigenous Student Services

 

Provincial Organizations

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First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada

Advocacy

Using a reconciliation framework that respectfully engages First Nation and non-Aboriginal peoples, the Caring Society provides high quality resources to support First Nations communities to empower children, youth and families.

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Indspire

Advocacy

Indspire is a national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.

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Ontario Native Women's Association

Advocacy

The Ontario Native Women’s Association is a not for profit organization to empower and support all Indigenous women and their families in the province of Ontario through research, advocacy, policy development and programs that focus on local, regional and provincial activities.

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Métis Nation of Ontario - Women's Council

Advocacy

The MNO Women's Council advises the PCMNO on matters pertaining to women and works with community councils, Aboriginal boards, government bodies and women’s groups to assist Métis people with issues of concern specific to women. 

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Métis Nation of Ontario

Advocacy

Métis Nation of Ontario has established a province wide infrastructure to deliver programs and services for Métis people in Ontario in the areas of Economic Development; Education and Training; Healing and Wellness; Property Services; Intergovernmental Relations; Lands, Resources, and Consultation; and Citizenship and Harvesting. 

 

National Organizations