Ottawa-Carleton, ON
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Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI)
Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) is a community-based counselling and resource centre and serves to empower and enhance the lives of Inuit residing in Ontario. TI offers a supportive environment that attempts to duplicate the community spirit and cultural surrounding of the Inuit homelands. Visitors at the drop-in centre can make tea and bannock; catch up on news from home by reading northern newspapers, and socialize with other Inuit. Services include: Addictions and trauma treatment and continuing care; counselling for families, adults, youth and children; diabetes awareness and prevention and other health care; employment skills and training and head-start educational opportunities for children.
604 Laurier Ave. West
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6L1 Map
613-565-5885
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English, Inuktitut
Fees: None
To be seen: Clients/families may self refer
Area Served: Ottawa-Carleton

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Mamisarvik Healing Centre
Program/Service of : Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI)
Mamisarvik Healing Centre is an Inuit-specific, eight-week (53-day), residential treatment program for women and men aged 18 years and older. The program is offered in both English and Inuktitut. The supportive and experienced interdisciplinary team incorporates a strengths-based, trauma-informed approach with an emphasis on cultural healing and wellness. Clients attend day-time programming focused on trauma, addiction, Inuit history, anger management, gender-group discussions, assertiveness and continuing care. Elders offer traditional healing knowledge and incorporate on-the-land activities. Staff support clients with evening recreational activities including art therapy, Inuit crafts, life skills, visits to community centres and recovery support groups.
1071 Richmond Rd
Ottawa, ON, K2B 6R2 Map
613-565-5885 x208
Ages served: 18 years and up
Languages served: English, Inuktitut
Fees: None
To be seen: Clients/families may self refer
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Information and Referral Services
Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Housing and Home Supports
Employment
Education and Training (including Schools)
Social Workers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse
Psychotherapists
Drop-in centres
Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM)
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Last modified Oct 22, 2012 2:03pm
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