Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Site: Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Service: Wasa Nabin Youth Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Wasa-Nabin comes from the Ojibway, meaning “to look ahead"
Description (Service) Provides a culturally based program to support and address concerns of Aboriginal youth who are at risk of negative behaviors
Offers the following services: 
  • Advocacy 
  • Case conferences 
  • Individual/group activities 
  • Needs assessment 
  • Peer counselling 
  • Referrals 
  • Support circles
Traditional services offered: 
  • Culturally appropriate services 
  • Exposure to and knowledge of traditional foods and preparation 
  • Traditional roles and responsibilities 
  • Workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program times vary
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
At-risk urban Aboriginal youth
Application Call to register for program
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 Wasa-Nabin 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)