Ontario Native Women's Association

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Indigenous Women's Leadership Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports Indigenous women to become leaders in their communities through the following initiatives: 
  • Leadership skills development training on leadership methods, facilitation skills, board development training, and financial literacy 
  • Mentorship by established ONWA locals for women in less established centres/member groups to provide effective community leadership 
  • Public education, development and use of community and information networks to help promote awareness of Indigenous women in leadership roles 
  • Planning sessions for Indigenous women to shape the training program to address specific needs of their communities for community development leadership and business development leadership
Additional services include: 
  • A variety of resources for educational and training presentations on leadership development 
  • Collaboration with Indigenous women to support cultural gatherings, educational events, demonstrations, community crises and community celebrations
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Indigenous women
Application Call to register
Languages English ; Ojibway - Staff person, no services provided
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-3442
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-0816
Fax 807-623-1104
E-Mail onwa@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact BAWL Coordinator; Phone: 807-623-3442 ext 8581; Email: sknott@onwa.ca
Site Location North Ward, former St John Elementary school site
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 380 Ray Blvd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6
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Intersection Ray Blvd and Queen St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial