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Iskwéwak Waniskawak

Aims to help Aboriginal people, in particular women, their families and youth, access meaningful employment by providing services promoting labour market skills, career counselling and career planning, working with employers to identify work opportunities, working with employers and employee client to ensure successful work placements, and providing access to education opportunities.

Prince Albert Grand Council Women's Commission

Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victim(s), children, offenders, extended families and the community. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support.

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network  
http://www.caan.ca

Forms a coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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National Aboriginal Health Organization  
http://www.naho.ca

Works to influence and advance the health and well being of Aboriginal Peoples. Web site includes sections for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, research updates, details of upcoming conferences, an on-line newsletter, and access to a searchable database of their bibliographic and Web based resources, programs, and services.

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Aboriginal Youth Network  
http://www.ayn.ca
Provides a voice for Aboriginal youth across Canada, using the Internet to link young people in Aboriginal communities with their peers across Canada and the world. Relays information designed for Aboriginal youth regarding programs, services, news and events. (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)
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres  
http://www.ofifc.org/
Provides programs and services for urban Aboriginal people across Ontario. (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)
Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative  
http://www.soadi.ca/
Supports Aboriginal communities by working to decrease the high incidence of diabetes and its complications through prevention, intervention, and management activities. Web site includes an events page, a newsletter, pamphlets about different diabetes prevention and management issues, and links to related resources. (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)