The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship CENTRE

The mission of the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre is to provide structured, social-based programming for Urban Aboriginal People while serving as a focal point for the urban Aboriginal community to gather for a variety of community functions and events.

Mi’kmaw Child Development Centre

This non-profit resource centre consists of an Aboriginal Head Start Program, a Community Action Program for Children, a provincial child development initiative, and a provincially funded daycare centre. The three complementary resource centre initiatives host a wide variety of programs for children (aged 0- 7) and their families. The mandate of the Centre is to provide quality culturally appropriate programs/resources for First Nation individuals and their families who are residing off-reserve.

Tawaak Housing Association

This private, non-profit housing corporation owns, operates and delivers socially-assisted rental housing in Nova Scotia. The mandate of the housing corporation is to provide suitable, adequate and affordable housing to Aboriginal peoples of low to moderate income who reside in urban areas of the province, who cannot attain housing through the regular housing market.

Atlantic Policy Congress

The Atlantic Policy Congress is an advocate for speaking with one voice on behalf of First Nations communities. Through research and analysis, they develop and table policy alternatives for matters affecting First Nations communities in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and Maine, USA.


Indspire is a national Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people. You can view the various bursaries, scholarships, and awards at