Clinic is open Monday - Friday, 9:30am to 5pm (by phone and by walk in)
Mental health services supports are available
COVID-19 Testing available for Indigenous patients of clinic
Gignul Non-Profit Housing Corporation
Office is open
Call (613) 232-0016 for maintenance support between 10am to 2pm
Reaching out to vulnerable and senior tenants
Makonsag Aboriginal Head Start
Location is open and providing child care services.
Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families
Child Care Centre is open
Programs are trying to strike a balance of health and well-being during these unusual times of the pandemic.
Please contact the program manager/coordinator for information on what health precautions the programs are taking to support the community.
Visitors are restricted to appointments only.
Many staff are still working from home.
During this pandemic time, please email Allison to contact our staff for appointments.
Koki Mino-Miikan Nosawadoon
As we enter into the second wave of COVID; the health, safety and well-being of our Indigenous families, community and staff is of the utmost importance. Therefore, Minwaashin Lodge will continue to remain in Stage 2 at 1155 Lola St site until November 30, 2020. Minlodge will reassess COVID health indicators prior to moving into Stage 3 at that time. We continue to follow the guidelines and recommendations of OPH, the City and the Province.
Clients who have face to face appointments continue to be pre-screened by staff before accessing specific in-house services.
The ‘outdoor access visits’ continue with limited indoor access visits for families-this will move indoors soon
Access hours will accommodate back to school families
Bi-weekly food bank and Emergency baby food cupboard – curbside delivery
Circle of Care – face to face meetings at Minlodge (pre arranged in advance)
Parenting program – 11:00 a.m. -12:00 pm outdoors -CANCELLED due to second wave indicators. Virtual FB group will be offered starting the week of October 5th, 2020
Employment Readiness Program-Virtual training groups continue running monthly
Bi-weekly Outreach food bags/perishables- October – November- December 18, 2020 - curbside drop off
Counseling team – NEW- Substance Use/Mental Wellness Counselor services available -virtual/email/text/outdoor sessions and face to face sessions available (pre arranged in advance) with staggered work schedules in place
Culture program - face to face groups of (6). Participants are screened and must register in advance
Curb side Crisis support for families in distress – as needed
Doula Program - Aunties on the Road- phone support/video conferencing/emails/sharing school resources and online learning
Youth support- Google hangouts; FB support circles-closed group; email; phone/texting; crisis intervention; curbside wellness check ins; food security; back to school supports and future groups pending start date
Oshki Shelter site - Day/evening programs continue to deliver essential services with specific direction from the Shelter Director including Housing First; Outreach; and Street Outreach (STORM).
Inuit Non-Profit Housing Corporation
Housing assistance is available
Tewegan Housing for Aboriginal Youth
House is operational
Outreach is available for alumni and past clients
Tel: (613) 233-0672
Office is open, appointment only
Assisting clients with information and applying for Employment Insurance
Job and training opportunities frequently shared on Facebook
Odawa Native Friendship Centre
The Odawa Native Friendship Centre at Rideau High School remains closed to the public, until further notice
Staff are equipped and are working remotely from home.
Please contact your program coordinators directly at 613-722-3811 and enter their extension to reach someone if you are in need of assistance.
Take out containers of food is available at 510 Rideau St.
In-person food hamper distribution is back every other week for clients, next date is Oct. 21st. Due to COVID restrictions, TI will be distributing pre-packed hampers by appointment only.Elders will be served between 10-12pm. Families from 12-2pm. Individuals from 2-4pm. At 297 Savard Ave. Book now: http://ow.ly/EHRU50B4xtZ
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
Clinic is open Monday - Friday, 9am to 5:30pm via walk in and appointments
Mental health professionals are open for one-on-one therapy sessions both in person and over the phone