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Child Wellness

Urban Indigenous Children

AGES: 7-14

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Program Objectives

  • Allows for familial relationships and an understanding of violence through the holistic model of care that is underpinned by cultural knowledge.

  • Children will learn how to identify the effects of violence and develop healthy coping skills.

  • Parents/Caregivers will develop an understanding of family violence from the child’s perspective.

  • Increase healthy respectful relationships.

  • Increase participation of community partners, members and organizations by providing tools and resources.

Program Goal:

To address intergenerational experiences of violence and to mitigate the impact of witnessing violence for children and families in our community.

Program Activities

(But not limited to)

  • One to One counselling (informal)

  • Family centred (informal) counselling

  • Support circles

  • Cultural workshops

  • Cultural based activities for families and individuals

  • Group workshops

  • Community capacity building


Do you know a child between the ages of 7 to 14 years of age who are victims of violence or have been exposed to violence?

Do you have a child who has been a victim of bullying and or has been a bully? Or in the past?

If so, please contact the Indigenous Children’s Wellness Coordinator to refer the individual child or family.

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Urban Indigenous children who are victims of violence or who have been exposed to violence between the ages of 7 to 14 years. 

Target Group/Eligibility

Example of a program run by the Child Wellness Worker

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