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Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Wasa Nabin Program

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Description
Provides a culturally based program to support and address concerns of Indigenous youth who are at risk of negative behaviors

Addressing Violence
  • Provides education on how to end violence in Indigenous communities
  • Teaches about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse
Education
  • Encourages youth to remain in school and provides support for obtaining high school diploma
  • Offers homework assistance and time at the Centre to complete homework with access to computers and Internet
General Social Supports
  • Provides individual counselling for areas that youth may be struggling with such as socialization and peer pressure
  • Offers Native craft classes and regalia making sessions
  • Teaches Native dancing, singing and drumming
  • Allows the youth to participate in Elder's Circles
Healthy Living and Physical Development
  • Holds individual and group educational sessions on healthy lifestyle choices including good nutrition and traditional food preparation
  • Supervises non competitive recreational activities
Justice Intervention
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested
Youth in Care
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
Eligibility
Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Indigenous at-risk youth between 13-18 years of age

Application Process
Requires a signed consent and completion of program intake form
Office
705-336-0855
Fax
705-336-0120
Web Site
https://www.tnfc.ca/
Email
reception@tnfc.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 129
c/o Site 3
Moosonee, ON, P0L 1Y0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Dave Solomon, Wasa Nabin Youth Worker
Email: dsolomon@tnfc.ca
Executive Director
Mickayla Bird
Email: mbird@tnfc.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 7, 2021
Address
17A Moose Dr
Moosonee, ON, P0L 1Y0
  • Located at 17A Moose Dr in the town of Moosonee and functions as Site 3
  • Closest intersection is at Moose Dr and Wavey Cres

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
Moosonee