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Kapuskasing Friendship Centre
Urban Aboriginal Youth Program

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


Addressing Violence
  • Provides education on how to end violence in Aboriginal communities
  • Teaches about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse
  • Offers the "I am a Kind Man" program

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
  • Offers life skills guidance

Healthy Living and Physical Development
  • Holds individual and group educational sessions on healthy lifestyle choices including good nutrition and traditional food preparation
  • Offers recreational activities

Justice Intervention
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested

Social Supports
  • Provides individual and peer 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
  • Offers "Street Wolf" leadership skills

Youth in Care
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
At-risk Aboriginal youth living off-reserve

Age Requirements: Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s);
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Unknown
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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