Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Sault Ste Marie - East St

Service: Child and Youth Support Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support, tools and health programming to help build upon child's ability to make healthy choices
 
  • Provides overall assessment of needs 
  • Develops action plan to address identified needs (addresses needs of child and parent/caregiver) 
  • Provides customized programs based on identified needs 
  • Provides appropriate referrals to community agencies to assist with identified needs 
  • Offers support to children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and disabilities who are at-risk of additional challenges
 
Focuses on the following: 
  • Provision of social supports to address poverty related self-esteem issues and peer pressure to engage in unhealthy behaviours 
  • Health and physical development
 
Program participants are offered the following: 
  • Assistance with homework 
  • Afterschool, evening and weekend activities 
  • Cultural crafts 
  • Elder teachings 
  • Outdoor activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
 
Aboriginal children living off-reserve
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-256-5634
Fax 705-942-3227
E-Mail akwego@ssmifc.ca
Website www.ssmfic.com
Primary Contact Spencer Rice; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2122; Email: akwego@ssmifc.ca
Alternate Contact Gail Pitawanakwat; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2134; Email: akwego2@ssmifc.ca
Primary Executive Cathy Syrette, Executive Director; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2125; Email: director@ssmifc.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 122 East St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 3C6
 
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Intersection East St and Queen St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Side entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit