Native Women's Association of Canada
|Record #: OCR1904||Last Full Update: 08 Mar 2017|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-461-4043|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWAC.AFAC/
|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|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|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|
|Eligibility||Thirteen provincial and territorial associations are members|
|Application||Call for more information|
|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|