IETHIRIHWAKWENÍEN:ST NE KONNONKWE — WE HONOR HER

Join the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program and our community partners for a day of awareness in honor of Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirits!   When: May 5, 2024Where: Generations ParkTime: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   On May 5, 2024, stop by Generations Park from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. to help us welcome the Indigenous Environmental Network and […]

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CREATING ACCESSIBLE, CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE & TRAUMA-INFORMED SERVICES IN OUR COMMUNITIES

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program would like to invite frontline workers in the community to a three-day trauma-informed services conference! Join us for hands-on training to incorporate within our organizations and with clients. When: March 18-20, 2024 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)Where: Best Western (1515 Vincent Massey Drive, Cornwall) The conference will cover topics such as sex trafficking, mental health, […]

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AFWP — MARCH BREAK EVENTS

Join the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program for some March break fun! AFWP will be hosting daily events for youth ages 8-17 years old. Each activity is limited to 30 participants, so register soon! To sign up, please visit https://bit.ly/3UEkelV. Note: One registration form is needed per child. If you have any questions, please contact AFWP at afwpoutreach@akwesasne.ca.    

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TEEN ROCK & SKATE

Youth ages 12-17 are invited for some fun at the rink! Join us for a teen rock & skate at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Saturday, February 10 from 12 – 2 p.m.   There will be free food and drinks provided! Nia:wen to Akwesasne Child & Family Services, the MCA Health Promotion & Prevention Program, Akwesasne Family Wellness Program, and […]

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8-WEEK TRADITIONAL OUTFIT WORKSHOP FOR TEENS

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program is excited to host an 8-week class where teens can make their own earrings, medallion, skirt, and moccasins! This workshop is for youth ages 12-17 and will be held on Fridays from January 26 – March 11 at 24 Hickory Court on Kawehno:ke. Please note that March 11th will be a Monday class. Click here […]

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AKWESASNE FAMILY WELLNESS PROGRAM ANNOUNCES NEW OUTREACH SUPERVISOR

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Family Wellness Program (AFWP) would like to extend a warm welcome to new Outreach Supervisor, Chantal Vachon. Chantal started in her new role on October 23, 2023.   Chantal holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master’s in Education, with a concentration in Counselling. She also holds a certificate in Operational Leadership.   […]

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AKWESASNE FAMILY WELLNESS PROGRAM ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM MANAGER

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Family Wellness Program (AFWP) would like to extend a warm welcome to the new program manager, Shara Francis-Herne. Shara started in her new role on October 23, 2023.   Shara was born and raised on the territory of Akwesasne. She is a firm believer in the concept of the Seven Generations and uses this principle […]

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE CONFERENCE 2023

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program is proud to present the 23rd annual Celebration of Life Conference on November 2 & 3, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Join us at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort for a free conference designed to provide information and support to frontline workers in the community and surrounding areas! Featuring keynote speakers Jackson […]

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FREE SHOWING: LOVE BOMB THE MUSICAL

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program is excited to sponsor two free showings of Love Bomb — A Play with Music.   On Wednesday, September 27, the Port Theatre will have showings at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Concession will be open during the production.  

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ZUMBA IN THE PARK

The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program is inviting the community for some fun and fitness at the park! Join instructor Christal Bowen as we move for mental health awareness and suicide prevention at an outdoor Zumba class.   When: Tuesday, September 26 (6-7 p.m.)Where: Generations Park   Participants are encouraged to bring a friend and rock your favorite neon outfit! Food […]

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