About Ganohkwasra

Ganǫhkwásra is a phrase in the Cayuga Language meaning “Love Among Us.” Our goal is to help put an end to family violence within individuals, our community, and families.

We’re located on Six Nations Reserve, Ontario, Canada and we are an Indigenous operated facility.

Mission: To provide, through a non-profit organization, for the stabilization, maintenance, revitalization and enhancement of the family structure in a culturally sensitive manner.

Vision: With Ganǫhkwásra (love among us) we bury our weapons of violence to create a safe and caring community for all generations.

Philosophy: We are all born with Ganikwi:yo (a good mind) and interconnectedness, therefore everything we need to end violence is within us.

Values: Love Among Us, Soft kind supportive words. A good mind. Words of encouragement. Strength in the mind. A good road. Integrity. Family and relationship. Giving and Receiving. Safety. Diversity. Responsibility.

Board of Directors

Mary Monture – Chairperson
Wanda Smith – Vice-Chair Person
Michelle Davey – Treasurer
Melba Thomas – Six Nations of the Grand River Band Council Rep
Evan Sault – Mississaugas of the Credit Band Council Rep
Claudette Mitten
Lance Logan-Keye
Dave Smoke
Brody Thomas

What we offer

Residential

Are you seeking safety from violence? Click here

Counselling

Ready to begin your healing journey? Click here.

Programs and Services

Do you need family court or other supports? Click here.

Community Education

Interested in our education or training programs? Click here.

Let's put an end to family violence together.

Ganohkwasra

Family Assault Support Services

1781 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, Ontario

24 HR SUPPORT LINE - 519-445-4324