Akwesasne Family Wellness Program

The mission of Iethinisten:ha is to provide emergency and long term safe housing for victims of domestic violence, abusive situations, self harm and high risk behaviors. The mandate of the program is to provide educational healing services to women, men and children. There is a separate residential house for males who are victims of domestic violence or self- abuse.
Services:

  • 16-week Residential Program for Women, Men & children
  • 24-Hour Crisis Line & on-site support

Outreach Services:

  • Education & Support Groups
  • Transitional Housing program
  • Statistics
  • 9 Staff
  • As of 2014/15: 67 Crisis Calls
  • 25 Residents, 5 children
  • 78 Prevention Activities; with 4,300 participants