Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Urban Indigenous
Application Call or e-mail for information
  • application may be required for some programs
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
325 West St, Unit B110
Brantford, ON N3R 3V6
Intersection West St and Harris Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Description

Description (Service)

Indigenous support centre providing advocacy, social, cultural and educational programming

Programs include:

  • Criminal Court Worker - assists offenders to better understand their rights, options, and responsibilities when appearing before the court. Assists adults and youth charged with criminal offenses to navigate the court processes
  • Combined Court Worker - helps navigate Indigenous youth, adults, and families through criminal court, family court and child services
  • Indigenous Healing and Wellness - assists individuals to access services, provides crisis intervention, offers traditional support, and provides peer counselling to community members impacted by violence. Services are available on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting
  • Cultural Resource Coordinator - provides access to cultural knowledge by fostering positive Indigenous identity essential to well-being and resilience. Services are culturally reflective and prevention-focused, with a focus on maintaining cultural connections to identity, knowledge, traditions, ceremonies, education, training, and traditional support. THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD 
  • Apatisiwin Program Worker - provides services to youth and adults in employment counselling, job preparations (application processing, resume/cover letter assistance, referrals to agencies, etc), purchase of training, apprenticeship skills training, and training supports
  • Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator - provides a holistic and positive approach to support the needs of mental health and addictions for Indigenous people and their families. Implements programs to improve the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of both clients and their families that are culturally based and foster the learning of self-respect and identity
  • Mental Health Peer Support Coordinator - provides networks of support and mentorship to Urban Indigenous people under community supervision orders as they seek to improve their mental health, reduce any harms associated with their behaviours, avoid justice system recidivism, and pursue a Good Mind

     

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-304-7400
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 519-751-8815
E-Mail reception@brisc-brantford.com
Social Media Facebook YouTube
Primary Executive Executive Director; Phone: 519-304-7400 ext 222 * 548-885-2547; Email: briscdirector@brisc-brantford.com

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