National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Government of Canada - Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

An independent inquiry that examined and reported on the systemic causes behind the violence that Indigenous women and girls experience. The final report was published on June 3, 2019.

Service offers:

  • community visits and hearings heard from the people who have experienced violence firsthand
  • institutional hearings examined the systemic causes of institutionalized violence
  • expert panel hearings
  • stories were shared through any artistic expressions of choice
  • 1-844-413-6649, toll free 24/7 crisis support phone line for any persons requiring support
  • even though the inquiry's mandate ended in June 2019, longer-term aftercare services such as mental health counselling, emotional support, cultural supports and transportation are available through Indigenous Services Canada
  • Family Information Liaison Units (FILUs) provide specialized services to support families of missing and murdered all missing and murdered Indigenous people, including men and boys

Key Provider: resolution health support workers (RHSWs), registered psychologists, registered social workers
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access crisis support:
  • call 1-844-413-6649 ( free of charge, 24/7
  To access longer-term aftercare service:
  • call 1-888-495-6588 in Alberta 
  • visit this website for more information
  To access Family Information Liaison Units:
  • call 780-644-5187 (Alberta Family Information Liaison Unit)
  • call 780-926-5462  (North/Mackenzie Region)
  • call 780-644-9889 (North/East Region)
  • call 780-644-9825 (Central/Southern Region)
  • call 780-644-9823 (Northwest/Central Region)
  • visit website for more information 

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times depend on method of contact.

Toll Free
1-844-413-6649 (24 Hour Crisis Line)
Toll Free
1-888-495-6588 (Alberta Longer-Term Aftercare Service)
780-644-5187 (Alberta Family Information Liaison Unit)
Web Site
Cree; English; French; Inuktitut/Inuvialuktan; Ojibway
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Last Verified On
March 25, 2024