Indian Friendship Centre
Akwe Go Program

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Provides support, tools and health programming to help build upon child's ability to make healthy choices

  • Provides overall assessment of needs
  • Develops action plan to address identified needs (addresses needs of child and parent/caregiver)
  • Provides customized programs based on identified needs
  • Provides appropriate referrals to community agencies to assist with identified needs
  • Offers support to children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and disabilities who are at-risk of additional challenges

Focuses on the following:
  • Provision of social supports to address poverty related self-esteem issues and peer pressure to engage in unhealthy behaviours
  • Health and physical development

Program participants are offered the following:
  • Assistance with homework
  • Afterschool, evening and weekend activities
  • Cultural crafts
  • Elder teachings
  • Outdoor activities
Eligibility
Indigenous at-risk children living off-reserve

Age Requirements: Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s);
Application Process
Call for more information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - Side entrance
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On May 10, 2019

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