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Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre
Community Action Program for Children

Offers services, ongoing support and education to enhance the lives of young children and families
  • 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
  • Provides emergency food and supplies such as diapers, formula and groceries for children

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

Offers short term, rotating parenting, nutritional, toddler and school readiness programs as well as:

Big Bears
  • Provides a monthly session for young children to participate in crafts, games and recreation

Cultural Program
  • Provides a weekly group session for working on various Native crafts, handiwork and regalia

Milk Program
  • Provides milk for families once a month

Parent Relief
  • Provides a respite period for parents for any reason
  • Offers a snack and lunch for children in attendance
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pmSat once per month, some evenings
Off-reserve Indigenous individuals and families with children 6 years and younger

Age Requirements: Ages: 6 year(s) and under;
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Programs require advance registration
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On March 10, 2020

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