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Ne Chee 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 with a focus on off-reserve, at-risk Indigenous youth between 13-18 years of age
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Requires advance registration
Office
807-468-5440 Ext 240 - Wasa-Nabin Youth Worker
Fax
807-468-5340
Web Site
https://www.nechee.org/
Email
youthlife@nechee.org
Mailing Address
326 2nd St S
Kenora, P9N 1G5
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 1, 2022
Address
326 2nd St S
Kenora, ON, P9N 1G5
  • Located downtown at 2nd St S next door to the Century Cinema Theatre
  • Closest intersection is at 2nd St S and Chipman St

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1630
Tue
0900 - 1630
Wed
0900 - 1630
Thu
0900 - 1630
Fri
0900 - 1630

Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Program Activities include evenings and weekends
Service Area(s)
Kenora District