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Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre
Provides a medium for the meeting of Indian and non-Indian people and the development of mutual understanding through common activities. Assists and encourages the study of Indian needs as well as the planning of services with Indian people and both public and private agencies.
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres  
http://www.ofifc.org/
Provides programs and services for urban Aboriginal people across Ontario. (See Details)
The Aboriginal Circle of Life and Wellspring Cancer Support Group
Meets with other members of the aboriginal community who are dealing with cancer and their loved ones. Shares feelings and worries. Teaches members on ways to cope with stress, access help in the community and take part in aboriginal customs and traditions. Professionally facilitated.
The Aboriginal Circle of Life Diabetes Support Group
Provides peer support for Aboriginal people with diabetes. Also provides educational support in the self-management of diabetes.
2 Spirited People of the 1st Nations  
http://www.2spirits.com
Works to empower 2 Spirited people economically, socially, politically & to support & empower Aborginal people living with HIV & AIDS. (See Details)
Za-geh-do-win Information Clearinghouse  
http://www.za-geh-do-win.com
Supports the initiative of all aboriginal communities in Ontario, by providing free information on Health, Family Healing, and Family Violence in various forms such as: books, reports, manuals, videos, etc. In addition to providing printed and audio-visual material, the Clearinghouse will also periodically issue brochures and newsletters, which will inform people about New Acquisitions, Training Materials, Conferences and New Materials under Development. (See Details)
Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto  
http://www.aboriginallegal.ca/
Forms an organization that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community and its members in Toronto to gain control over the legal and justice issues that affect them. Works to reduce the rate of incarceration and recidivism amongst the Aboriginal population of Toronto, reduce the high incidence of conflict between Aboriginal people and the criminal justice and family court systems in Metropolitan Toronto, increase the confidence of Aboriginal people to deal effectively with all aspects of the justice system, help develop an Aboriginal community within Toronto that can function with pride and confidence in both the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures. (See Details)
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada  
http://www.anac.on.ca/
Serves as a voice for health issues related to First Nations communities. Offers consultation to nursing research and participates in professional and community initiatives. Membership includes nursing professionals of Aboriginal ancestry and other health workers in First Nations communities. (See Details)
Aboriginal Healing Foundation  
http://www.ahf.ca
Forms an organization whose mission is to encourage and support Aboriginal people in building and reinforcing sustainable health processes that address the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in the residential school system, including intergenerational impacts. Forme un organisme qui a pour mandat d'appuyer les peuples autochtones et de les encourager à concevoir, développer et renforcer des démarches de guérison durables qui s'attaquent aux effets des abus sexuels et physiques subis dans les pensionnats, y compris les répercussions intergénérationnelles. (See Details)
National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence  
http://www.nacafv.ca/
Forms a national body to "unify the voice" and coordinate efforts to reduce violence and share information on best practices to address violence in the Aboriginal community, which evolved from a Best Practices Conference in 1999. Initiates, designs and delivers culturally appropriate programs and services to address family violence, and to support shelters and family violence prevention centres. Provides necessary support to service providers for networking and capacity building. Web site provides lists of aboriginal shelters in Canada. (See Details)