Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls


   To read the report visit. www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/final-report/ 

 

RESOURCES AND IDEAS FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY #MMIWG:

1. Where to go for immediate support
If you require immediate support, please contact the National Inquiry’s toll free 24/7 support line at 1-844-413-6649 to speak to a counsellor. The service is available in English, French, Cree, Anishnaabemowin (Ojibway), and Inuktitut.

2. Where to go for long-term health supports services

Long-term health supports services are provided through Indigenous Services Canada.

Survivors, family members, and those affected by the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls can access mental health counselling and community-based cultural support services.

To find out more or access supports near you, please call the number in your province or territory:
Manitoba: 1-866-818-3505

Atlantic: 1-866-414-8111

Quebec: 1-877-583-2965

Ontario: 1-888-301-6426

Saskatchewan: 1-866-250-1529

Alberta: 1-888-495-6588

Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon: 1-866-509-1769

British Columbia: 1-877-477-0775

Cultural supports
Cultural supports are provided by local Indigenous organizations who coordinate the services of Elders, traditional healers, and Indigenous community-based workers. Cultural supports will listen, talk, provide support and specific services chosen by the individual such as traditional healing, ceremonies, teachings, and dialogue.

Mental health counselling
Professional mental health counselling is provided by psychologists and social workers that enroll with Indigenous Services Canada. They will listen, talk, and assist individuals; provide support and find ways of healing.

Transportation
Assistance with transportation *may* be offered when professional counselling and cultural support services are *not* locally available.