Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women

Advocacy and Referral Services


Description
Offers assistance to Aboriginal women to address barriers to moving forward, and support with self - development, budgeting, human rights education, and work exposure.

Service offers:

  • assistance to Aboriginal women to address barriers to moving forward once they have exhausted all other means of getting assistance or services elsewhere

Includes:

  • agreements with private industry to hire Aboriginal women with barriers to employment to increase access to jobs, especially for those in non - traditional industries
  • Supports for Women leaving Correctional Institutions - provides community connections, support, encouragement, and advocacy to Aboriginal women involved with correctional institutions who are re - entering society in Edmonton, including Wellbriety classes and access to housing
  • Strategies to increase Safety for Aboriginal Women - in partnership with several women's groups interested in how the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Women and Girls is completed, a strategy to address the needs of the families of missing or murdered Aboriginal women, initiate community safety activities, and learn from the past
Affiliation: Partnered with Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Canada, Corrections Canada, and Edmonton Parole.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Indigenous, Aboriginal, and Metis women
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • by appointment only
  • contact to make an appointment
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-471-2171
Telephone
780-479-8195
Fax
780-471-2169
Web Site
http://www.iaaw.ca
Email
iaaw@iaaw.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual membership available, but not required to access services.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 12, 2017
Address
18104 102 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1S7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM