Ininew Friendship Centre

Site: Ininew Friendship Centre

Service: Life Long Care Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides programs and services to address needs of Aboriginal people who are either elderly or those with chronic illness and/or any form of disability
 
Aboriginal Support Program  
  • Advocates on client's behalf to various agencies such as family physicians, landlords, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security
 
Congregate Dining  
  • Provides a weekly meal and activity 
  • Provides transportation for attendees
 
Friendly Visiting  
  • Arranges weekly visits from volunteers in individual's home, Villa Minto, the hospital and Friendship Centre
 
Transportation Program  
  • Provides transportation to various medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility Aboriginal individuals who are Elders/Seniors, mentally or physically challenged, or chronically or terminally ill who are living off-reserve
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - French and Cree available upon request ; Cree -- Staff interpreter; French -- Staff interpreter
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-272-4497
Fax 705-272-3597
Website www.ininewfriendshipcentre.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Gisele Brunette, Life Long Care Support Worker; Phone: 705-272-4497 ext 30; Email: llc2@ininewfriendshipcentre.ca
Alternate Contact Marlene Archibald, Life Long Care Assistant Support Worker; Phone: 705-272-4497 ext 24; Email: llc@ininewfriendshipcentre.ca
Primary Executive Jack Solomon, Executive Director; Phone: 705-272-4497 ext 25; Email: executive@ininewfriendshipcentre.ca
Located In Community Cochrane
Address 190 Third Ave
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
 
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Intersection Third Ave and Fourth St
Mailing Address PO Box 1499 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1995
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC)