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Abinotci –Mino Ayawin

The primary long-term focus for Abintci Mino-Ayawin is on the health care needs of young Aboriginal children ages 0 -6 and their families.

Criteria

Abinotci serves Aboriginal families who have children residing with them, ages 0 to 6 years, living in Winnipeg, under conditions of risk.

Services Provided

  • Home visits
  • One to one support/counselling
  • Advocacy
  • Access to traditional resources
  • Referrals to Aboriginal organizations for support and consultation
  • Addressing concerns around child custody, personal safety, income security, housing and family planning issues
  • Parenting work shops
  • Getting treatment for Alcohol or drug issues
  • Setting goals and reaching them

Contact Information

Senior Counselor – Carla Porth

Phone: 204-925-7504 

Email:cporth@ahwc.ca

Directors and Staff

Director of Programs – Jarred Baker

Senior Counselor – Carla Porth

Community Wellness Worker – Anita Lavallee

Community Wellness Worker – Margo Bonin

Community Wellness Worker – Monica Dominique

Organizational vision statement

The philosophy and therefore the vision of AHWC is founded on the concepts within the medicine wheel, which emphasizes provision of resources that enable individuals to attain a balance in their lifestyle necessary of “health”.

Community News

An overnight cultural retreat is planned for March 2016 at Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre in Beausejour, Manitoba.