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United Native Friendship Centre
Indigenous Family Support Program

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Description
Offers services, ongoing support and education to assist families in the healing process
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions by offering information and education on effective parenting and good life teachings
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions including information sessions on pre-parenting preparation and child development
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, injury prevention, and child mental health
  • Offers culturally relevant and traditional programming, such as Community Kitchen and Circle Time

Provides public education and information in the areas of:
  • Developing family values that are culturally based
  • Developmental needs of infants, toddlers and pre school aged children
  • Effective parenting
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and Fetal Smoking Syndrome
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Eligibility
  • Off reserve Indigenous individuals and families with children 6 years of age and younger
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Indigenous peoples
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • All weekly programs require pre registration
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On March 12, 2020

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