The Place of Hope

Outreach ServicesThe Place of Hope is located at:
2735 5th Ave.  Regina, SK  S4T 0L2

Awasiw/The Place of Hope provides services from Monday - Friday,  9 am to 5 pm.

Awasiw is now open 7 nights a week from 9 pm - 7 am.

The Place of Hope responds holistically, traditionally and spiritually to the needs of Indigenous people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) living with HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis C.

The Outreach team consists full-time staff that work diligently at providing programming, resources, support and referrals. They also assist people with navigating through some of the issues they may be facing. They are strongly committed to the community and focus on building and maintaining a relationship with the community.

Access to ceremony and Elders    

  • Come in and smudge every day, Monday- to Friday at 10:00 am or upon request                       
  • Elders are available upon request
  • Special occasions call for Feasts, Round Dances and Giveaways
  • Ceremonies are offered on occasion and include sweat lodge ceremonies, moon ceremonies, give-aways, round dances and cleansing

Access to resources and support

  • Educational resources are readily available
  • Personal care items when they are available
  • Workshops, Guest speakers
  • Housing
  • Referrals
  • Access to phones, news
  • Someone to talk to

Activities, crafts and movies

  • Women's Group
  • Men's Group
  • Support Groups
  • Recovery Groups
  • Crafts/movies/games

The Place relies on community support to meet the needs of the people we serve.

The Place welcomes donations of:

  • Donate: Cash/cheques (charitable receipt for $20. and over)
  • Food items such as beans, tuna, chicken, fish, ground beef, bread, rice, pasta, cereal, soups, stews. canned/frozen/fresh vegetables or fruit, juices
  • Your time: come in and volunteer at The Place of Hope