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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides family members of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) access to confidential, culturally responsive, trauma-informed and victim-centered assistance 
  • Supports families by facilitating connections with culturally appropriate referrals and supports 
  • Facilitates the gathering of case-specific information about police investigations, coroner's reports/reviews, court proceedings or other government processes and provides information to family 
  • Family Information Liaison Unit (FILU) staff members are of Indigenous ancestry, knowledgeable, culturally competent and responsive to the needs of the family members they serve
Note: If you don't live near an FILU location, call the Team Lead to arrange for FILU staff to travel to your location
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, regardless of their participation in the National Inquiry Process
Application Community agency and self-referrals
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-4877
Toll Free Phone 1-844-888-8610
Primary Contact Shauna Pitawanakwat, Family Liaison Worker
Alternate Contact Terry Swan, Team Lead, Family Information Liaison Unit, Indigenous Justice Division, Ministry of the Attorney General; Phone: 416-212-4111; Email:
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 16 Fourth Ave
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1C4
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Intersection Fourth Ave and Front St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established March 2017
Funding Federal