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United Native Friendship Centre

Wasa Nabin Program


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

Addressing Violence
  • Provides education on how to end violence in Indigenous communities
  • Teaches about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse
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
General Social Supports
  • Provides individual 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
  • Allows the youth to participate in Elder's Circles
Healthy Living and Physical Development
  • Holds individual and group educational sessions on healthy lifestyle choices including good nutrition and traditional food preparation
  • Supervises non competitive recreational activities
Justice Intervention
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested
Youth in Care
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
Eligibility
Open to all individuals 13-18 years of age with a focus on off-reserve Indigenous at-risk youth
Application Process
Requires a signed consent and completion of program intake form
Toll Free
1-877-496-9034
Office
807-274-8541
Fax
807-274-4067
Web Site
https://www.unfc.org/wasa-nabin-program
Email
inquiry@unfc.org
Mailing Address
PO Box 752
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3N1
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Autumn Windego, Wasa-Nabin Worker
Email: awindego@unfc.org
Phone: 807-274-8541 Ext 291
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed intake and consent form required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 21, 2022
Address
427 Mowat Ave
Fort Frances, ON, P9A 3N1
  • Functions as the main office of the United Native Friendship Centre located at Mowat Ave
  • Closest intersection is at Mowat Ave and Church St
  • Situated near Canada Border Services Agency

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 to 1630
Tue
0830 to 1630
Wed
0830 to 1630
Thu
0830 to 1630
Fri
0830 to 1630

Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Rainy River District