Native Women's Association of Canada

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-722-3033
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4043
Fax 613-722-7687
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Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1 Nicholas St, 9th Flr
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
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Intersection Nicolas St and Besserer St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Native Womens Association of Canada ; NWAC
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1974
Primary Executive Francyne D Joe, Interim President
Alternate Executive Lynne Groulx, Executive Director; Phone: 613-722-3033 ext 223
Funding Grants - Project Funding ; Fees - Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is composed of a representative from each provincial and territorial member association.
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Native women’s association founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women with First Nation and Canadian societies.

Career Place: The largest demographic database of qualified Aboriginal women seeking employment in Canada. Working with employers, assists Aboriginal women to find, maintain and progress in meaningful careers.

Youth Program: Aims to provide aboriginal youth across Canada with access to government youth employment programs and other youth initiatives.

Justice Coordinator: Promotes the understanding of and coordinates development of activities related to Sections 81 and 84 of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act.

Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative: Addresses the extremely high rates of diabetes present in aboriginal people.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Thirteen provincial and territorial associations are members
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees Membership - The associations pay membership fees to this Association
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Ethnocultural Advocacy Groups ~ First Nations Communities ; Ethnocultural Advocacy Groups ~ Métis Community ; Indigenous Employment Programs ; Indigenous Law ; Wellness Programs ~ Diabetes ~ First Nations Communities ; Wellness Programs ~ Diabetes ~ Métis Community ; Women's Advocacy Groups ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues

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