“Ki-ne-go zon-gah-zay mani-do”

“Our Strong Spirit”

The Aboriginal Legal Services Victim Rights Advocacy program, “Ki-ne-go zon-gah-zay mani-do”, provides culturally grounded services to community members of all genders who have survived violence.

We assist with the following:

  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) applications
  • Court Support (Eagle Feather)
  • Police Complaints
  • Advocacy when dealing with the police
  • Human Rights Tribunal applications
  • Public Legal Education Sessions
  • Referrals to support services available for survivors of violence
  • Support Circles for survivors of violence
  • Support and advocacy for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirited people
  • Inquests

Resources:

2Spirited People of the First Nations

4 Winds

Aboriginal Healing Program (Little Brown Bear’s Program)

Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Assaulted Women’s Helpline

Barbara Schliffer

CAMH Aboriginal Service

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Human Rights Tribunal

Native Women’s Resource Centre

Office of the Independent Police Review Director

Sistering

Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

Talk4Healing

Victim Crisis Assistance

Women’s College Hospital (WRAP program)