United Native 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 behaviors
  • Health and physical development

Program participants are offered the following:
  • Assistance with homework
  • After school, evening and weekend activities
Eligibility
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal at-risk children
  • Support within the schools is only for Aboriginal children


Age Requirements: Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s);
Application Process
Requires a signed consent form and completion of program intake form
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On October 10, 2019

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