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
  • Referrals
  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • 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.


Contact the Akwesasne Family Wellness Program

Phone: 613-937-4322

Cell: 613-577-0382

Email: afwpoutreach@akwesasne.ca





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