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Métis Nation of Ontario - Ending Violence & Exploitation Outreach Program

Record #: 68967849 |  Last Full Update: 16 Dec 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (16 December 2021): Staff is delivering services remotely. Métis who are in need of help accessing supports are urged to contact the MNO toll free at 1-800-263-4889 or email covidhelp@metisnation.org.

Bi-weekly Drop-in program: Willow's (16+) for women and 2SLGBTQ+ people who trade/sell sex and/or use substances
  • access to an Ottawa Public Health Nurse
  • harm reduction supplies (safer sex, injection, inhalation)
  • a hot meal
  • clothing
  • menstrual products
  • toiletries
  • peer support
  • overdose prevention and education & Narcan kits
  • crisis intervention
  • referrals, including for cultural supports
Direct outreach is being offered during COVID-19: Bi-weekly Support Group (16+) via zoom for women (16+) survivors of gender-based violence (GBV), exploitation, and trafficking
  • personal development workshops
  • arts-based activities
  • cultural activities
  • lunch
Support program offered via zoom during COVID-19 with lunch being dropped off:
  • Métis-focused
  • Trauma-informed
  • Strengths-based
  • Evidence-based, rooted in harm reduction
The Team is also available to provide trainings, workshops, and presentations to community members and service providers related to harm reduction, gender-based violence, human trafficking, etc.
Hours COVID19: Irregular, call for details
Eligibility
  • women 16 years and older
  • do not have to be Indigenous (First Nation, Métis or Inuit) to access services

Languages English
Application Call for more information
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

214 Montreal Rd
Suite 400
Ottawa, ON K1T 5H1
Canada

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Physical Access Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-748-1880
Crisis line 1-877-767-7572
Email kristeng@metisnation.org
Website https://www.metisnation.org
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