Manitoulin’s new shelter for victims of violence to include Indigenous programming – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2017114 Views

13-room facility in Wikwemikong to be completed by December 2018, for men and women

Sep 07, 2017

Construction has begun on the new shelter on Manitoulin Island, Ont., one which will offer culturally appropriate programming to Indigenous victims of violence.

The Naandwechige-Gamig Wikwemikong Health Centre was given $2.3 million dollars from the federal government for the construction project.

The 8,000 square foot facility will be built on Genevieve Street in Wikwemikong. It will have 13 bedrooms, including two family suites. At full capacity it could accommodate 17 individuals.

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