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Grief supports available for Six Nations after shooting death of local teen

Grief supports available for Six Nations after shooting death of local teen

Following two recent events on Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Six Nations Elected Council immediately called together its’ Emergency Control Group to discuss how the community’s departments, programs, services and organizations can collaborate to provide the support needed to the community of Six Nations at this time. Committed to ensuring the health, well-being

Following two recent events on Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Six Nations Elected Council immediately called together its’ Emergency Control Group to discuss how the community’s departments, programs, services and organizations can collaborate to provide the support needed to the community of Six Nations at this time.

Committed to ensuring the health, well-being and safety of each and every individual on the Territory, the Elected Council encourages all community members in need to access the around-the-clock services being provided by Six Nations’ Social Services, Health Services, and Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services. These services include, but are not limited to counselling, outreach, shelter, mental health services, and crisis support.

    Six Nations 24/7 Crisis Line – 15 Sunrise Court (519) 445-2204 or 1-866-445-2204
    Six Nations Social Services Walk-In Support from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday – 15 Sunrise Court (519) 445-0408
    Six Nations Mental Health Walk-In Support from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday – 1745 Chiefswood Road (519) 445-2418
    Ganohkwasra Family and Assault Support Services, 24/7 services available with additional staff on hand at this time – 1781 Chiefswood Road (519) 445-4324

The Elected Chief and Council would also like to thank Six Nations’ Police, Paramedics, and Fire and Emergency Services for the invaluable services they have and continue to provide, maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all those on the Territory.

For more info on Six Nations Crisis Line, visit: www.snhs.ca/SNHSServClientOrientationPackage.pdf

For more info on Six Nations Mental Health, visit: www.snhs.ca/MentalHealth.htm

For more info on Ganohkwasra, visit: www.ganohkwasra.ca

 

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Nahnda Garlow

Nahnda Garlow

Nahnda Garlow is Onondaga under the wing of the Beaver Clan of Six Nations. Nahnda has been a journalist with the Two Row Times since it's founding in 2013. She is a self-proclaimed "rez girl" who brings to the Two Row Times years of experience as a Haudenosaunee cultural interpreter, traditional dancer and beadwork aficionado. Nahnda is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association.

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