Native and Indigenous Resources

ResourceOrganizationTypeFocusAdditional InfoLink
Strong Hearts Native HelplineStrong Hearts Native HelplineCrisisNative/Indigenous in North AmericaToday, StrongHearts has become a lifeline to Native American and Alaska Natives impacted by domestic and sexual violence by offering a culturally-appropriate, anonymous and confidential service available 24/7 nationwide. By calling or texting 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483), or chatting online at survivors, family, friends and partners questioning their own behavior can connect with StrongHearts advocates who provide support and advocacy.View
Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based ViolenceAsian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based ViolenceBothNative/IndigenousMaintains a downloadable directory of programs serving Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.View
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color NetworkNational Queer and Trans Therapists of Color NetworkWellnessLGBTQ Native/Indigenous, BIPOC LGBTQAdvancing healing justice by transforming mental health for queer and trans poc.View
Mental Health LiberationMental Health LiberationWellnessNative/Indigenous, BIPOCAims to bridge Black, Indigenous and People of Color with free, quality mental health care, and empower Clinicians of Color.View
You Are Made of Medicine: A Mental Health Peer Support Manual for Indigiqueer, Two-Spirit, LGBTQ+, and Gender Non-Conforming Indigenous youthNative Youth Sexual Health Network WellnessNative/Indigenous, LGBTQ Native/IndigenousView
Indigenizing Harm ReductionNative Youth Sexual Health NetworkBothNative/Indigenous, LGBTQ Native/IndigenousThis organization works primarily with youth, but most Native/First Nations indigenous cultures view anyone under 30 as a youth, so that could apply to some NSN members and the resources are helpful for indigenous survivors and educational for allies regardless of age. View
Restoring The Circle (Self-paced course)Native Women's Association of CanadaBothNative/Indigenous, LGBTQ Native/IndigenousThis resource can also be used for professional development because it can help educate healthcare and other public service providers on decolonial best practices in their fields. View
Trainings & ResourcesCoalition to Stop Violence Against Native WomenBothNative/Indigenous, LGBTQ Native/IndigenousAs part of its mission, CSVANW provides several training opportunities to its members and those working in the domestic violence and sexual assault field in tribal communities. Training workshops are at no cost to members and non-members. In person and virtual resources are available to survivors and those supporting survivors in Indigenous communities.View
Medicine Wheel For Self Care Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)BothNative/Indigenous, LGBTQ Native/IndigenousA physical / mental / spiritual / emotional self care guide based around medicine wheel Indigenous teachingsView

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*This is a directory compiled by NSN staff and members. Inclusion in this directory is not an official endorsement of the organization, and does not suggest that the NSN or Cast has a formal relationship with these organizations.