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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 Health Branch
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)
Sunrise Native Addictions Services
Assists individuals and families affected by addictions by providing education, prevention treatment and support. Offers Women's programs including Weekly Women's Group, Weekly Sharing Circle and E.A.G.L.E. (Ending Aggression Group Living Empowered) Circle.
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)
Peyakowak (We Are Alone) Committee Inc.
Provides healing from the effects of family violence using a holistic approach that involves the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being of victims, children, offenders, their extended families, and the Kokums and Mushooms who are caught up in the cycle of family violence. Targets Aboriginal people who are experiencing problems with family violence as well as serving non-Aboriginal people who are seeking support. Offers: in-home counselling sessions for individuals and groups, with the victim, children and the perpetrator; working as a team with staff and Elders; advocating for clients; developing a network with other agencies to help with the exchange of referrals; educational workshops about topics such as spouse abuse and enhancing parenting skills; and intensive support groups for Elders, men, women, children and adolescents.
National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation  
http://www.nnapf.org/home

NNAPF is committed to facilitate a process to empower First Nations and Inuit in developing their capacity to address addictions and related issues.

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Laichwiltach Family Life Society  
http://www.lfls.ca

Strives to empower and promote healing in our communities from a First nations perspective for all people of Native ancestry in Unity.

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2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations  
http://www.2spirits.com/

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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