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Ni-Apin Program
The Ni-Apin Program is one of several programs offered by Aboriginal Health & Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, Inc.

Ni-Apin is a Cree word which means “ I’m sitting” with the intended meaning of “ I’m sitting at home”

The Ni-Apin Program will provide a range of program services for the homeless urban Aboriginal person who suffers from multiple barriers.

Program services include:
Home visits
One to one counseling
Medical services
Teaching Circles
Sharing Circles
Elder, traditional services
Advocacy services
Referral services
Literacy and education services
Pre-employment & employment services
Drop In
Food security
Life Skills
Individual Constituent Plans( ICP)

All Program services provided are holistic and based on AHWC’s Medicine Wheel approach and represent our philosophy of intervention, prevention, treatment, aftercare and promotion.

All Ni-Apin program services are private and confidential and are provided in a welcoming, non-judgmental environment.

Program Goals
To provide housing solutions for 100 urban Aboriginal persons who are homeless and suffering from multiple barriers.

To provide customized, cultural based, holistic and pragmatic supports to achieve long term improvement in the quality of life of our program participants.

To deliver program services that are participant driven.

Program Objectives
To secure appropriate and widely dispersed housing in the community to urban Aboriginal persons who are homeless and suffer from multiple barriers.

To provide program participants with portable individualized supports and services as a response to the participant’s distinctive needs
To provide opportunities to urban Aboriginal Program participants who are homeless and suffer from multiple barriers to actively participate in programming and services.

Eligibility
Services will be provided to Urban Aboriginal program participants who are homeless and suffer from multiple barriers to actively participate in programming services
Are of Aboriginal ancestry (Metis, Inuit, First Nation )
Reside in the City of Winnipeg
Want to make positive changes and movement toward a healthier lifestyle

If this program can help you or someone you know please call:

(204) 925 –3706 for an appointment.

Our Centre is open
8:45 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Monday to Friday

Funded by: Mental Health Commission of Canada in partnership with Health Canada