Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Site: Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Service: Aboriginal Family Support Progam

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a comprehensive and holistic service to at-risk children and families living off-reserve 
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions 
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions 
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, areas of injury prevention, and the mental health of the child 
  • Provides services that allow for skill teaching, ongoing support and education as a means to assist families in the healing process
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Child development 
  • Cooking/nutrition classes 
  • Crafts 
  • Nutrition and hygiene 
  • Parent and child playgroup 
  • Parenting classes/workshops 
  • Social and cultural outings 
  • Traditional and cultural teachings 
  • Limited emergency supplies
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program times vary
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
Urban Aboriginal children and their families living off-reserve
Application
  • Call to register for program 
  • Contact program coordinator for information about emergency supplies
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway - staff members
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-268-6262
Fax 705-268-6266
E-Mail reception@tnfc.ca
Website www.tnfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Aboriginal Family Support Coordinator
Primary Executive Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director; Email: vnicholson@tnfc.ca
Alternate Executive Mickayla Bird, Executive Assistant; Email: mbird@tnfc.ca
Located In Community Timmins
Address 179 Kirby Ave
Timmins, ON P4N 1K1
 
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Intersection Kirby Ave and Balsam St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal - Heritage Canada -- Aboriginal Friendship Centre Program (AFCP)