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Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Aboriginal Family Support Program, Moosonee Site 1 - 3B Moose Dr

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Offers services, ongoing support and education to assist families in the healing process
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions by offering information and education on effective parenting and good life teachings
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions including information sessions on pre-parenting preparation and child development
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, injury prevention, and child mental health
Provides public education and information in the areas of:
  • Developing family values that are culturally based
  • Developmental needs of infants, toddlers and pre school aged children
  • Effective parenting
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and Fetal Smoking Syndrome
Programs can include the following:
Community Kitchen/Nutrition and Cooking Class
  • Provides a weekly cooking program; families plan and prepare a healthy meal together to take home
  • Provides grocery budgeting, shopping and proper food storage advice
Fresh Start/Snack Attack
  • Provides a family program that alternates between physical activity one week and learning to prepare a nutritious snack during a cooking class the next week
Craft Circle
  • Offers a variety of parenting related topics while participating in cultural craft classes
  • Children create arts/crafts at their own table
Parent's Time Out
  • Provides a respite period for parents for any reason
  • Provides a snack, crafts and activities for children in attendance
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
  • Off reserve Aboriginal individuals and families with children 6 years of age and under
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
Application Process
Call to register for programs
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 30, 2018