Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Site: Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Service: Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Delivers a parenting support program and promotes child development 
  • Provides access to culturally appropriate early intervention and prevention services
 
Program participants are provided with: 
  • Pre/postnatal screenings and assessments 
  • Newborn and Infant screenings and assessments 
  • Home visiting  
  • Service co-ordination 
  • Support for service integration
 
Additional services may include: 
  • Traditional ceremonies such as Naming Ceremonies, Night Lodge Ceremonies, Feasts and Sweats 
  • Soup kitchens and breakfasts to promote and ensure continuation of a healthy pregnancy
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and under 
 
Pregnant Aboriginal women, individuals and families with children under 6 years of age
Application
  • Call to register for program 
  • Contact office for dates/times of ceremonies and special events
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 Healthy Babies Healthy Children Worker
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)