Memorandum of Understanding signed with Ont. Association of Aboriginal Welfare Administrators

On October 3, 2022, the Ontario Native Welfare Administrators Association (ONWAA) and the North Ontario Service Delivery men Association (NOSDA) sign a memorandum of
understand that commits organizations to consult on legislative policy and problematic areas where we share interests or goals in a way that is respectful of the ONWAA/NOSDA relationship.

ONWAA President Samantha maracle and NOSDA VSHair Michelle Boileau sign the memorandum of understanding ONWAA Bboard meeting in Toronto.

The Ontario Native Welfare Administrator’s Association (ONWAA) is a professional association
committed to providing services to First Nations Social Services administrators in Ontario.

Currently, 105 First Nations Ontario Works delivery agents support ONWAA through
membership submissions. Members are made up of social service administrators
responsible for administering social services in Ontario.

Northern Ontario Service Providers Association (NOSDA) was trained to develop a co
operational and collaborative approach with municipalities and municipal organizations,
facilitate consolidated municipal service delivery in Northern Ontario. NOSDA is
intended to create a political forum to review and develop both policies and programs
delivery issues from a northern perspective.

“In the true spirit of achieving meaningful truth and reconciliation, NOSDA members want to reflect on how eachh of us can play a role in the journey of reconciliation by recognizing that it is a ongoing process of establishing and maintaining respectful relationships. NOSDA Members want to work with ONWAA members so that we can learn from each other and develop and maintain a sustainable respectful relationship this to build a better coming for everybody in our communities”. a statement said.

“We also believe that from a service delivery perspective, NOSDA members should support
people as they move between our communities making sure they are treaten with respect and in a culturally appropriate way”

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