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    Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Regional Women's Shelter

    About Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Inc.

    Our shelter provides a safe, supportive, temporary alternative to a violent home for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women and their children (16 years and under) who are seeking refuge from abuse.

    Located in a First Nation, we help women and children to overcome the unique obstacles faced by those who access our services.

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    Did You Know?

    In some northern Aboriginal communities, it is believed that between 75 and 90 per cent of women are battered. (Stats Canada)


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    Traditional Teachings

    7 Grandfather Teachings

    Dreamcatcher, asabikeshiinh, bawaajige, nagwaaganHumility
    Respect
    Courage
    Love
    Honesty
    Truth
    Wisdom


    Thirteen Grandmother Moon Teachings PDF File (90KB)

    Ojibwe Teachings PDF File (184KB)

    Power and Control Wheel PDF File (1651KB)

     

     

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    If you or someone you know needs our help or support or just needs to talk, please give them our toll free number. You are never alone. This line is free across Ontario. Our 24 hour support line is available to all men & women who need telephone support.


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    Please Note That This Website Is Not a Monitored Online Service

    For Immediate Help Call Our 24 Hour
    Crisis Lines:

    Local: (905)352-3708
    Toll Free: 1-800-388-5171
    TTY: 905-352-3506
    or call: 911

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    Vision

    Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Inc. recognizes that abuse in all forms exists in our world today. We as men, women and children experience abuse in our families, communities and Nations.

    Change begins when we accept this truth and walk a healing path together...

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    Mandate

    Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Inc. provides a safe, short term residence for women and their children who are seeking safety from partners, families or selves.


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    Donations

    Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Inc. is a non-profit organization. If you would like to make a donation to help women and their children with emergency items and/or food vouchers please contact us at: 905-352-3898, or, please send your cheque payable to:

    Anishnaabe Kwewag Gamig Inc. P.O. Box 39, Roseneath, On.,
    K0K 2X0. A charitable receipt will be issued.


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    IMPORTANT NOTICE

    All requests for admittance must be made by the woman herself. The AKG Residential Counselor will complete a telephone assessment to determine a woman's eligibility for stay. For safety & security reasons, in some instances, it may be deemed necessary for staff to forward a Risk Assessment to the Ontario Provincial Police.