Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre
Life Long Care Program

Provides culturally appropriate and holistic long term support services and programs

Adult Day Program
  • Provides afternoons for socialization every Friday
  • Teaches various craft making sessions with focus on traditional Native crafts
  • Offers movie videos and card games

Congregate Dining
  • Provides a weekly luncheon consisting of full course meal, dessert and coffee
  • Offers craft making and time of socialization

Friendly Visiting
  • Arranges weekly visits from support worker in individual's home
  • Provides emotional and physical support such as grocery shopping

Security Checks

Makes weekly calls to clients' homes to check on them and to determine pending appointments

Transportation Program

Provides transportation on an as-needed basis to all events at the Centre, the hospital or clinic and for errands around town including grocery shopping
  • Individuals who are disabled, chronically ill and have special needs
  • Open to all with a focus on off reserve Indigenous individuals and their families

Age Requirements: Ages: 40 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Advance registration
  • Intake assessment
Transportation Program
Must call at least 24 hours ahead to make arrangements
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- No automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar ; Can meet client at designated accessible location if required
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 3, 2019

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