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Whitefish River First Nation
Youth and Elders Centre

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Description
Operates a drop-in centre for community youth and seniors
  • Provides social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for older adults and adults with disabilities in a group setting during the day
  • Serves as respite for family caregivers
  • Provides escort and transportation to other First Nation communities to attend elders functions
  • Coordinates a Meals on Wheels program for Mnaamodzawin Health Services
  • Hosts activities and events for youth
  • Includes a large kitchen and living room area

Activities can include:
  • Coffee and socialization
  • Craft making
  • Exercise programs on individual basis
  • Group exercise programs such as urban poling and VON Canada Smart Program Exercises
  • Lunch & Learn sessions on monthly basis with a variety of topics and presenters
  • Television viewing with others
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Centre open to members of Whitefish River First Nation of all ages but programs are targeted for youth and elders
Application Process
  • Operates on a drop-in basis
  • Registration required for adult day programs
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 12, 2018

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