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Whitefish River First Nation

Youth and Elders Centre


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
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
Office
705-285-1755 - Seven Fires Youth & Elders Centre
Fax
705-285-1440
Web Site
http://www.whitefishriver.ca
Email
healthreception@whitefishriver.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 188
c/o Seven Fires
Birch Island, ON, P0P 1A0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Angela Shawanda, Health Manager
Email: ashawanda@whitefishriver.ca
Phone: 705-285-4354; 705-863-0206
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 6, 2022
Address
Seven Fires Youth & Elders Centre, 46 Bay of Islands Rd
Whitefish River First Nation, ON, P0P 1A0
  • Seven Fires Youth and Elders Centre is located at Bay of Islands Rd in Whitefish River First Nation
  • Situated on the former grounds of the Band Office and near the Public Library

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1600
Tue
0830 - 1600
Wed
0830 - 1600
Thu
0830 - 1600
Fri
0830 - 1600

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Whitefish River First Nation