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Minwaashin Lodge - Indigenous Women's Support Centre

Site: Unpublished

Service: Oshki Kizis Lodge

Alternate Name CV19 ; HT1 ; Minwaashin Lodge Indigenous Womens Support Centre ; OCR
Former Name Minwaashin Lodge Aboriginal Women's Support Centre
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address 1155 Lola St, Suite 100 
Ottawa, ON K1K 1C4
Physical Access Not Accessible - No wheelchair ramp or elevator
Parking Free occasional parking on the street
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (30 Mar 2020): Due to COVID19, programming is on hold but shelter remains in operation. 
21-bed Aboriginal specific shelter providing a safe and supportive environment 
24-hour residential support * advocacy * individual and group counselling * community/transitional support * housing support * referrals * legal advocacy and support * cultural and spiritual programs
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding areas
Eligibility First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and children fleeing abuse
Application Call the shelter
Languages English ; French ; Some First Nations languages
Fees None
Service Categories Domestic Violence Hotlines ~ Indigenous Communities ; Domestic Violence Shelters ~ Indigenous Communities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-741-5590
Toll Free Phone 1-855-789-9433
Crisis Phone 613-789-1141
Fax 613-789-7756
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Ann Wesley; Email:
Alternate Contact Ida Kakekagumick, IT Systems Maintenance/Reception; Phone: 613-741-5590 ext 221; Email:
Primary Executive Mary Daoust, Executive Director; Phone: 613-741-5590 ext 228; Email:
Alternate Executive Frances Daly, Director, Oshki Kizis Lodge; Phone: 613-741-5590 ext 292; Email:
Other Details
Established 2000
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ; Grants - Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 136843026 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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