Atikokan Native Friendship Centre
Native Friendship Centre

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Programs and services focused on improving the quality of life for Indigenous people living in an urban environment
  • Provides a meeting place for urban Indigenous people and community members regardless of nationality
  • Hosts cultural events including Pow Wows and Fish Fry Days
  • Participates in various community events including Bass Classic tournament, Christmas and Halloween bazaars and Drug Awareness pancake breakfasts
  • Provides a small resource library which includes books on Indigenous culture and history, physical and mental health and environmental topics
  • Offers crisis intervention, drop-in, advocacy, and other supports
Administers the following programs:
  • Akwe Go Program
  • Canada Action Plan for Children
  • Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Healing and Wellness Program, Crisis Intervention
  • Health Outreach Program
  • Healthy Living
  • Life Long Care Program
  • Wasa Nabin Program
Comments
Memberships recommended, especially for families; provides access to children for member events including Christmas and Halloween parties, bowling and sliding parties and day trips to Quetico Park
Eligibility
Indigenous individuals and their families
  • Resource library is open to anyone on a sign-out basis
  • Membership required for adults 18 years of age and older to vote at Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Application Process
All programs require registration
Fees
Membership - Family membership is $10; single is $5
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 6, 2019

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