Community & Justice

The Aboriginal Courtwork Program provides assistance to all Aboriginal people who are in conflict with the law, whether they are Status, Non-status or Metis.

The Aboriginal Family Courtwork Program is designed to assist all Aboriginal people who are in the court process whether they are Status, Non-Status, Inuit or Metis.

To assist Aboriginal people in addressing alcohol & drug issues and preventing/minimizing the negative effects of addictive substances in the Aboriginal individual, family and community.

To develop a support system for Homeless Aboriginals. To assist clients in developing basic life skills which will help in self-motivation. To increase the awareness of homelessness in the City of Greater Sudbury.

Ending Violence

To work jointly with health professionals and agencies ensuring that a more effective and efficient service is provided to the urban Aboriginal population who request translation services.

The Cultural Resource Program is a result of Ontario’s Walking Together Strategy to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and is funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

To ensure that the Healing & Wellness needs of the Aboriginal community are addressed by implementing the Aboriginal Healing & Wellness Strategy at the local level in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles and provide culture-based programming.

The overall purpose of the Kizhaay Anishnaabe Niin program is to engage men in ending all forms of violence towards Aboriginal women.

Children & Youth

To provide assistance to children 0-6 years of age. To promote nutrition/health. To promote education on child rearing. To provide social/recreational involvement. To refer individuals to community services.

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for urban Aboriginal children by promoting optimum physical, cognitive, communicative and social development skills for at risk Aboriginal children aged 0-6.

Our goal is to provide community-based education and health related program for Aboriginal women who are expecting or who already have young children. We will educate, encourage and support women to enhance their physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well-being.

This program is designed for urban at-risk Aboriginal children from the ages of 7-12 years. The program takes a holistic approach and incorporates the four aspects of the medicine wheel (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) into the program to promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

The Wasa-Nabin Program is designed to improve the quality of life if urban Aboriginal youth through the delivery of culturally appropriate services and programs. The program is specifically designed to provide a comprehensive set of activities for at risk urban Aboriginal youth ages 13-18 yrs.

Health & Wellness

This program is taking major strides to help community members to increase their physical activity levels and their cardio-vascular health; to become smoke-free; to increase their knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating practices and weight management; and, to enhance the leadership ability of our youth.

The goal of the Aboriginal Children’s Wellness Strategy Program is to improve the quality of life for urban Aboriginal youth by promoting and implementing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects into the programming. Providing activities with these four aspects will help Aboriginal youth achieve wellness and balance in a supportive and fun environment.

The goal of the Life Long Care program is to identify and assess the life long care needs of Aboriginal people within our urban Aboriginal community by providing the support and services necessary to live a full and independent life.

N‟Swakamok Native Friendship Centre is committed to preserving language and culture, enhancing quality of life and empowering family and community by providing supports, services and partnerships for the Aboriginal community in an urban setting.

The Community Support Worker will be responsible for providing overall program delivery in the area of child nutrition and FASD including working with all participating agencies involved.

Education & Employment

To assist Aboriginal people (15+years) in identifying and securing employment opportunities. To identify and access education and training with the ultimate goal of obtaining meaningful employment. To identify and breach the barriers Aboriginal people face in competing and maintaining employment in the job market.

The mission of the N’Swakamok Alternative School is to create a comfortable, educational environment that is sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal students. All areas of life (emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual) are addressed so that the student can become an active member in the community and obtain a secondary school graduate diploma and integrate into the career world.