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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 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)
Red Road HIV/AIDS Network Society  
http://www.red-road.org/
Works to support the development and delivery of culturally appropriate, innovative, coordinated, accessible, inclusive and accountable HIV/AIDS programs and services for Aboriginal people. (See Details)
Family Healing Circle Lodge
Provides a family violence program for Saskatoon that targets Aboriginal people who are dealing with the trauma of family violence, as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are in crisis and seeking support. Offers: men’s support group; counselling for men who are engaging in family violence; supporting victims of family violence and accompanying them to court appearances, legal appointments and counselling; and home visits to assess home situations, and to provide follow up and support services to families.
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)
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg
Provides holistic services to the Aboriginal community of Winnipeg. Programs include: Head Start, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects Education Program, Abinotci Mino-Ayawin (Children's Healing), Healthy Child Program, Medicine Wheel Awareness Workshop and a Men's Healing and Wellness Program.
Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre
Provides intervention from family violence issues using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of individuals who are caught up in the cycle of family violence. Targets people who are experiencing problems with family violence, substance abuse or are suffering from emotional pain. Services offered include: educating individuals, families and groups about the effects of family violence in relation to Aboriginal people; working as a team with staff of the Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre; developing plans for delivery of family violence education; and advocating for clients.