Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2009-2010 - 4th Quarter
Recipient Name: MEE-NOO-STAH-TAN MI-NI-SI-WIN AWASIS AGENCY OF NORTHERN MANITOBA INC.
Location: Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2010-02-03
Value: $503,190.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba Inc. has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to operate the Mee-noo-stah-tan Mi-ni-si-win First Nation Family Justice Initiative. The objectives of the Initiative are to deliver culturally-specific family mediation to address the needs of children at risk of entering the Child and Family Services system, and to address the needs of those children already in the system. The Initiative provides an alternative to the mainstream social service and justice systems to First Nation communities in Northern Manitoba. The Initiative delivers a community-based conflict resolution process using family mediators, who bring together family, community members, Elders and community service providers.
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