Akwesasne Family Wellness Program
The mission of the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program 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.
The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program offers:
- 6-week residential or non-residential program for women and men who have been victims of or exposed to abuse (domestic, physical, mental, emotional, sexual & self)
- 24-hour support line, on-site support, and information available
- Tools and information on domestic violence offered in individual & group settings
- Access to cultural and traditional teachings
- Outreach program
The AFWP Outreach Program provides family-focused and accessible services for community members. Staff are located throughout Akwesasne to offer drop-in services, where individuals can access information on domestic violence, advocacy, referral services, and more. Confidential one-on-one counselling can also be arranged on-site.
AFWP Outreach also facilitates many educational programs and cultural services throughout the area. Transportation can be a barrier to participating in community events, so let the AFWP know and see if transportation can be arranged!
To contact the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program, please call 613-937-4322 or email email@example.com.
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24-HOUR SUPPORT LINES:
|Akwesasne Family Wellness Program||1-800-480-4208|
|Three Sisters Program||1-855-374-7837|
|Mental Health Helpline||1-866-531-2600|
|Domestic Violence Helpline||1-800-363-9010|
|The Assaulted Women’s Helpline||1-866-863-0511|