Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)
Nishnawbe Gamik Friendship Centre
Akwe Go Program

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
  • Provides support at schools to children having teacher conflict or suspension issues

Focuses on the following:
  • Provision of social supports to address poverty related self-esteem issues and peer pressure to engage in unhealthy behaviours
  • Health and physical development

Program participants are offered the following:
  • Assistance with homework
  • Nutritional snacks
  • Food preparation classes
  • Talking circles
  • Afterschool, evening and weekend activities
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmAfter School Programs: Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-5:30 pm; some evenings and weekends
Open to all with a focus on off reserve, at risk Indigenous children

Age Requirements: Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s);
Application Process
  • Advance registration
  • Intake assessment
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
Social Media
Agency Information
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update