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Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre
Life Long Care Program

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Lifelong Care program cancelled due to Covid-19 until further notice

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
Hours of Operation
Lifelong Care program cancelled due to Covid-19 until further notice
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Activities: contact Coordinator for times
Eligibility
  • Individuals who are disabled, chronically ill and have special needs
  • Open to individuals 40 years of age and older with a focus on urban Indigenous individuals and their families
Application Process
Requires:
  • Advance registration
  • Intake assessment
Transportation Program
Must call at least 24 hours ahead to make arrangements
Fees
None
Documents Required
Registration required
Accessibility
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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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On April 23, 2020

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