Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin – I Am a Kind Man


The overall purpose of the Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin program is to end all forms of violence towards Indigenous women. This program services Aboriginal male youth and men, and works with them to provide education, establish traditional responsibilities, and supports those choosing to end violence.

Who We Serve:

  • Indigenous men and male youth (13+) who are proactively seeking cultural resources and supportive services in the movement to end violence against women
  • Indigenous men and male youth who were or are currently involved in the justice system

Program Objectives:

  • Improved self-esteem and sense of identity among urban Indigenous men within the program
  • Reduced instances of violence against Indigenous women from men who have received program supports including those who were reintegrated into the community
  • Reduced stigma around conversation on violence against Indigenous women
  • Increased collaboration between Friendship Centres and Delivery Sites, levels of government and other organizations to support efforts to reduce instances of violence against indigenous women

Program Activities:

  • One-to-one Supports
  • Group-Based Services
  • Participant-Based Activities

One to One Supports:

  • One-to-One Peer Counselling
  • Service Navigation
  • Individual Advocacy Support
  • Justice-Related Individual Supports
  • Individual/Family Support
  • Individual Traditional Teachings
  • Referrals to Other Friendship Centre Programs


Vacant- Kizhaay Anishnaabe Niin

Contact Information:


Phone: 705-472-2811 ext 216