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Toll Free: 1-855-789-9433
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An Aboriginal Women's Support Centre

Minwaashin Lodge provides a range of programs and services to First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis women and children (regardless of status) who are survivors of domestic and other forms of violence, and who may also be suffering the effects of the residential school system. All programs and services are provided in the context of cultural beliefs and values to ensure a holistic approach is used as part of the healing journey. 


If you or someone you care about is being abused or at risk of being abused, please contact our Violence Against Aboriginal Women's Shelter, Oshki Kizis Lodge, by calling our crisis line at:  

613-789-1141 or our toll free number at 1-855-789-9433











Respecting Women is Our Culture