Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin is a culturally relevant program that supports healthy relationships and Indigenous identities through one to one supports, group-based services, participant-based activities, public awareness activities, networking and partnership building.
The overall purpose of the Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin program is to end all forms of violence towards Indigenous women.
- Improved self-esteem and sense of identity among urban Indigenous men within the program
- Reduced instances of violence against Indigenous women from men who have received program supports including those who were reintegrated into the community
- Reduced stigma around conversation on violence against Indigenous women
- Increased collaboration between Friendship Centres and Delivery Sites, levels of government and other agencies to support efforts to reduce instances of violence
- Men and male youth learning to understand and communicate their feelings.
- Men and male youth seeking additional supports for their physical and mental health
- Greater number of families accessing Friendship Centre Services and Ceremonies
- A reduction in family violence
Anyone identifying as Men or Male Youth
- One-to-One Peer Counselling
- Service Navigation
- Individual Advocacy Support
- Justice-Related Individual Supports
- Individual/Family Support
- Individual Traditional Teachings
- Referrals to Other Friendship Centre Programs and Services