Tungasuvvingat Inuit

Site: Ottawa

Service: Urban Inuit Community Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone Administration, Finance, Employment and Learning Centre 613-565-5885 ; Housing and Community Support 613-749-4500 ; Inuit Court and Justice Services and Exiting Sex Trade/Anti Human Trafficking 613-232-4477
Fax Administration, Finance, Employment and Learning Centre 613-565-5885 ; Mamisarvik Healing Centre 613-792-8132 ext 226 * Community Support 613-747-0629
E-Mail info@tungasuvvingatinuit.ca
Website www.tungasuvvingatinuit.ca
Primary Contact Joël Lamoureux, Communications Manager; Phone: 613-299-4684; Email: coms@tungasuvvingatinuit.ca
Alternate Contact Mark Mongrain, Director of Human Resources and Operations; Phone: 613-565-5885 ext 219; Email: hr@tungasuvvingatinuit.ca
Primary Executive Jason LeBlanc, Executive Director; Email: execdir@tungasuvvingatinuit.ca
Address & Map
1071 Richmond Rd W
Ottawa, ON K2B 6R2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community centre that provides services adapted to the needs of Inuit clients 
The Family Well-Being Program (1071 Richmond Rd): Prevention-focused, culturally-responsive supports to promote healthy communities * supports families to heal from the effects of intergenerational trauma, reduce violence * addresses the over-representation of Indigenous children and youth in child welfare and youth justice systems Child development and nutrition * cultural development and retention * parenting and care-taking skills * community development * pre and postnatal program 
Youth Program (1071 Richmond Rd, 297 Savard): Various programs that promote Inuit culture and language * life skills education * promotes exercise * provides alternatives to negative environments 
Counselling Services: assists clients with day to day personal and emotion struggles * Inuit Residential School Program provides support to former IRS students and their families.  
Community Support Program, Drop In (297 Savard Ave): supportive environment attempting to duplicate the community spirit and cultural surrounding of the Inuit homelands * socialization opportunities * settlement services, housing assistance and information and referral to legal, medical and social services * Interpretation services and assistance in obtaining non-insured health benefits * weekly Inuit women’s healing circle * men's group and Community Kitchen, Weekly Food Bank 
Housing Support Services (297 Savard Ave): housing-based case management program for clients who are chronically or episodically homeless * general Housing assistance * crisis intervention services 
Inuit Court and Justice Programs (604 Laurier West): offers supports to Inuit involved with the legal system. Restorative Justice model and Gladue Services  
Exiting Sex Trade/Anti Human Trafficking Program (604 Laurier West): offers support to Inuit involved in the sex trade being trafficked or at risk in a harm reduction model 
Employment Services (1071 Richmond Rd): assistance with writing resumes, cover letters, finding employment or training assists in the removal of barriers in the road to long-term employment 
Cultural Programming : Cultural events and activities throughout the year * Inuit craft workshops * Elders Tea
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario ; Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Urban Inuit * age restriction depending on program
Application Call, email or visit website for more information
Languages English ; Inuktitut
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/tiottawa
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/37897943/admin/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/TIOttawa
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Xnwdor1xbLYWiSh2ClO9A?view_as=subscriber
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108145079 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 02 Oct 2019
Service Categories Child Development Classes ~ Indigenous Communities ; Childbirth Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ~ Alcohol Use Disorder ~ Indigenous Communities ; Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment ~ Drug Use Disorders ~ Indigenous Communities ; Cultural Awareness/Competencies Training ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues ; Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Indigenous Communities ; Cultural Transition Counselling ~ Indigenous Communities ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ Indigenous Communities ; Family Life Education ; Food Preparation Facilities ~ Indigenous Communities ; General Counselling Services ~ Indigenous Communities ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ; General Medical Care ~ Indigenous Communities ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Indigenous Communities ; Indigenous Employment Programs ; Indigenous Employment Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ~ Indigenous Communities ; Nutrition Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ~ Indigenous Communities ; Parenting Skills Classes ~ Indigenous Communities ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Adolescents ~ Indigenous Communities ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues ; Public Internet Access Sites ~ Indigenous Communities ; Relapse Prevention Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities ~ Indigenous Communities ; Sex Trade Transition Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Indigenous Communities ; Traditional Indigenous Healing ; Wellness Programs ~ Diabetes ~ Indigenous Communities ; Youth Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Youth Enrichment Programs ~ Indigenous Communities

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