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COVID-19 Update Spring 2021 - Beendigen Services

Posted on April 6, 2021

Beendigen is continuing to operate by providing shelter to high-risk individuals who are leaving violent and unsafe situations. We are also offering telephone counselling and virtual counselling via Zoom. Our women’s shelter is currently open with protocols in place to protect all individuals who are staying or…

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12th Honouring Indigenous Women's Day

Posted on October 4, 2020

For the past 11 years, on October 5th, Beendigen has celebrated the accomplishments and achievements of Indigenous women within the community at our annual Honouring Indigenous Women's Day ceremony. We look forward to this event every year, as it is a day of celebration, of laughter, of stories, and of coming together…

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COVID-19 Update Fall 2020 - Beendigen Operations & Services

Posted on September 29, 2020

Beendigen is continuing to operate by providing shelter to high-risk individuals who are leaving violent and unsafe situations. We are also offering telephone counselling and virtual counselling via Zoom. Our women’s shelter is currently open with protocols in place to protect all individuals who are staying or…

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COVID-19 Update - Beendigen Operations & Services

Posted on March 26, 2020

Beendigen is continuing to operate by providing shelter, telephone counselling, and crisis support. Our women’s shelter is currently open with protocols in place to protect all individuals who are staying or working there. We have taken necessary precautions to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus by…

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Office Closure March 2020

Posted on March 18, 2020

Due to the recent developments related to COVID-19, Beendigen’s offices located in Victoriaville Mall, Syndicate Avenue, Luci Court and on Fort William First Nation will be closed effective immediately. We are still here to help! Our toll-free lines are open 24/7 to provide support during the COVID-19 health…

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Beendigen Holds Anti-Human Trafficking Conference for Rural & Remote Communities

Posted on March 5, 2020

More than forty social service providers from both the surrounding area and from rural and remote communities gathered at Wi Na Wenjikaazo Anti-Human Trafficking Conference at the Best Western Nor’Wester today. The conference was hosted by Beendigen’s Healing Our Own Counselling Unit. …

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Beendigen Commemorates 40th Anniversary in Thunder Bay and Announces New Programming and Support Services

Posted on November 7, 2018

Thunder Bay, ON, November 6, 2018 - Beendigen Anishinabe Women’s Crisis Home & Family Healing Agency has been providing healing and hope for women in Thunder Bay for the last four decades. Today, the organization is celebrating its official 40th Dinishkaa in the community, an Ojibway word, meaning…

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Talk4Healing Helpline Expands Services Across Ontario

Posted on October 23, 2018

Beendigen and the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) announced the expansion of Talk4Healing, a crucial helpline that promotes the mental health and well-being of Indigenous women. The 24-hr. helpline ‘for Indigenous women, by Indigenous women’ offers services in 14 Indigenous languages as…

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Enhanced Support and Services & New Location

Posted on July 12, 2018

Beendigen to enhance support and services for abused women and their families: Organization announces new location in Thunder Bay July 12th, 2018: Today, Beendigen Anishinabe Women’s Crisis Home & Family Healing Agency celebrated the opening of its fourth location in Thunder Bay and district. The…

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Wrapped in Courage

Posted on November 20, 2017

Wrapping Ontario in Courage for Woman Abuse Prevention Month November 1st 2017: Beendigen in partnership with, Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses is calling on all Ontarians to purchase a purple scarf from your local Women’s Shelter during Woman Abuse Prevention Month for the 5th Annual…

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