NAN Hope

NAN Hope

The Nishnawbe Aski Mental Health Wellness Support Access Program (NAN Hope) provides community-driven, culturally appropriate and timely mental health and addictions support to members of the 49 First Nations communities in the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory.

This First Nation-led program is in response to the specific mental health needs of community members in northern Ontario, offering a central access point to mental health and addictions support.

  • 24/7 live answer at the toll-free telephone line at 1-844-NAN-HOPE (626-4673)
  • Live web-chat and text support through the website at or Facebook Messenger

Visit NAN Hope Website

Hotlines for Anyone

Telehealth Ontario

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line (24Hours)

Get more tools at Ontario’s Association of Children’s Aid Societies

Associated Children's Aid Societies

Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies

The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies provides services on behalf and to its member Children’s Aid Societies and associate member pre-mandated Indigenous agencies.

OACAS works to enhance the lives of Indigenous children involved in the child welfare system in Ontario. This is achieved through identifying and uniting key stakeholders to help inform child welfare policy and legislation that makes sense for Indigenous children and families. This will inform best practice approaches for agencies working with Indigenous children and families, to ensure greater knowledge, understanding, and awareness of the unique history and culture of Indigenous children and families.



Association of Native Child and Family Services Agencies of Ontario

Association of Native Child and Family Services Agencies of Ontario is an association of Indigenous child and family well-being agencies mandated to build a better life for all Indigenous children through promoting the delivery of culturally-based services.


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