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Georgian Bay Native Women's Association

Service: Georgian Bay Native Women's Association - Programs, King St Midland

Record #: MID1041
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2023


Office Phone 705-527-7043
Fax 705-527-4513
Primary Contact Kathy St. Amant, Manager / Waabano Kwe Program Coordinator


Address & Map
562 King St
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 4P3
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Intersection King St and Robert St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Assistance needed


Description (Service) Non-profit organization, responsible to the native women and children in the Midland and Penetanguishene area.

Programs offered:

Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP)
Culturally grounded programming and services to improve the health outcomes of Indigenous mothers and their babies (pre-natal to 18 months). Programs are designed to also include fathers and extended family, where relevant. CPNP helps support the needs of pregnant women facing challenges that could potentially put their health and the health of their infants at risk.

Shki Biinoojii Well-Being Program
"New Baby" program serves Indigenous mothers prenatal and postpartum. SBWP provides screening and culturally appropriate interventions and follow-up to infants, toddlers and their families. This program strives to create opportunities to regain and retain the traditional knowledge that supports Mno Bimaadziwin (The Good Life) for our people.

Kina Endaayiing - We all Live Together
Program offers pre-kindergarten readiness support to children by building on social skills, speech and language, fine and gross motor skills. The program strives to offer many supports that are individual to family needs.

Community Action Program for Children
Designed to promote the healthy development of children ages 0-6 years and their families. The program provides culturally appropriate support to families in the area of child health and development, positive parenting, promoting and building life skills and providing access to information, resources with an overall goal to promote health and well-being of Indigenous families.

Waabano Kwe "New Dawn Women Program"
Provides women who are victims of violence or within the child welfare system, with opportunities to identify and establish their knowledge and understanding of what is Mno Bimaadziwin "the good life".

Ska Be
Support Worker provides direct support services to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous seniors and persons with disabilities. Goal is to achieve a good quality of life that is reflective of our members needs and their culture.

Regional Indigenous Seniors Cultural Program
Provides culturally relevant support and programming to Indigenous seniors living in their own homes. Provides access to services, assist in keeping seniors in their home longer, and access to traditional ceremonies and teachings by a knowledgeable teacher.

Indigenous Circles of Care Family Well-being Worker
Call for program information.

Indigenous Outreach Program "Naadamaadiwag" (Helping Each Other)
Program is designed to work with Indigenous people experiencing homelessness in Simcoe County, including Barrie, and surrounding area. The program helps develop strong partnerships with service providers and other community organizations in the Indigenous Community.

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Indigenous Outreach Program: Tue-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility First Nations, Metis and Inuit community members
Application Call to arrange visits or events
Languages English; Ojibway - Programs, by request
Fees Membership - $5

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