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Atikokan Native Friendship Centre

Life Long Care Program

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Congregate meals cancelled until further notice
  • Provides programs and services to address needs of elderly Indigenous people with chronic illness and/or any form of disability
  • Offers advocacy support between individual and other agencies and organizations
Adult Day Program
  • Provides an afternoon for socialization
  • Teaches various craft making sessions with focus on traditional Native crafts
  • Offers movie videos and card games
Congregate Dining
  • Provides a weekly luncheon consisting of full course meal, dessert and coffee
  • Offers time of socialization
Friendly Visiting
  • Arranges visits from support worker in individual's home
  • Provides emotional and physical support such as light housekeeping as required
Lifeskills Outreach
  • Offers aerobic exercise program twice a week at the Centre
  • Offers a swimming program once a week followed by lunch at the Centre
Loan Cupboard
  • Provides the loan of health care equipment and supplies such as bathing chairs, canes, commodes, crutches and wheelchairs
  • Accepts donations of lightly used health care aids
Security Checks
  • Provides a phone call or visit to individual's home at mutually agreed time to ensure safety of home and/or individual
Transportation Program
  • Provides transportation within the municipality to all events at the Centre, the hospital or clinic and for errands around town including grocery shopping
  • Arranges transportation for out of town specialist appointments when no other arrangements are available
Hours of Operation
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Congregate meals cancelled until further notice
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Adult Day Program: Thu 1 pm-3 pm
Congregate Dining: Wed 12 noon-1 pm
Lifeskills Outreach: Aerobics: Tue, Thu 9:30 am-10 am; Swimming: Mon 11 am-12 noon
  • Off-reserve Indigenous individuals living with chronic illness and/or any form of disability
  • Transportation Program: Must be registered in the Life Long Care program to qualify for transportation
  • Out-of-town transportation determined by program coordinator based on discussion with client to ensure no other transportation is available
Application Process
  • Register for programs at office
  • Loan Cupboard: Equipment is encouraged to be returned within 6 weeks time
Documents Required
Completed registration required
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 3, 2021