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Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Akwe:go Program

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Description
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
Focuses on the following:
  • Provision of social supports to address poverty related self-esteem issues and peer pressure to engage in unhealthy behaviors
  • Health and physical development
Program participants are offered the following:
  • Assistance with homework
  • Access to computers and the Internet
  • After school, evening and weekend activities
Eligibility
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Indigenous at-risk children 7-12 years of age
  • Support within the schools is only for Indigenous children
Application Process
Requires a signed consent form and completion of program intake form
Toll Free
1-844-200-2686
Office
705-268-6262
Fax
705-268-6266
Web Site
https://www.tnfc.ca/
Email
reception@tnfc.ca
Mailing Address
179 Kirby Ave
Timmins, P4N 1K1
Canada
Languages
English
Executive Director
Mickayla Bird
Email: mbird@tnfc.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 5, 2021
Address
179 Kirby Ave
Timmins, ON, P4N 1K1
  • Located at Kirby Ave in Timmins near the Sacred Heart Church
  • Closest intersection is at Kirby Ave and Balsam St S
  • Functions as the main office and centre

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Timmins