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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Northern Region

Site: Toronto

Service: Family Information Liaison Unit

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-212-4111
Toll Free Phone 1-844-888-8610
E-Mail terry.swan@ontario.ca
Website www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fund-fina/cj-jp/fund-fond/mmiw-fada/info.html
Primary Contact Terry Swan, Team Lead
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established March 2017
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)
  • Provides family members of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) access to confidential, culturally responsive, trauma-informed and victim-centered assistance 
  • Supports families by facilitating connections with culturally appropriate referrals and supports 
  • Facilitates the gathering of case-specific information about police investigations, coroner's reports/reviews, court proceedings or other government processes and provides information to family 
  • Family Information Liaison Unit (FILU) staff members are of Indigenous ancestry, knowledgeable, culturally competent and responsive to the needs of the family members they serve
Note: If you don't live near an FILU location, call the Team Lead to arrange for FILU staff to travel to your location
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, regardless of their participation in the National Inquiry Process
Application Community agency and self-referrals
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
McMurtry-Scott Bldg
720 Bay St, 4th Fl
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis ; Indigenous Peoples
HCSD Sub Heading All Services for Indigenous Peoples ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Families/Friends of Missing Persons ; General Crime Victim Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ~ Families/Friends of Murder Victims

Agency Overview

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