Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a culturally based program to support and address concerns of Aboriginal youth 13 to 18 years of age who are at risk of negative behaviors

Addressing Violence
  • Provides education on how to end violence in Aboriginal communities
  • Teaches about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse
Education
  • Encourages youth to remain in school and provides support for obtaining high school diploma
  • Offers homework assistance and time at the Centre to complete homework with access to computers and Internet
General Social Supports
  • Provides individual counselling for areas that youth may be struggling with such as socialization and peer pressure
  • Offers Native craft classes and regalia making sessions
  • Teaches Native dancing, singing and drumming
  • Allows the youth to participate in Elder's Circles
Healthy Living and Physical Development
  • Holds individual and group educational sessions on healthy lifestyle choices including good nutrition and traditional food preparation
  • Supervises non competitive recreational activities
Justice Intervention
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested
Youth in Care
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Moosonee
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal at-risk youth
Application Requires a signed consent and completion of program intake form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-336-0923
Fax 705-336-0953
Website www.tnfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Wasa Nabin Worker
Primary Executive Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-268-6262; Fax: 705-268-6266; Email: vnicholson@tnfc.ca
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 13 First St
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Intersection First St and Bay Rd
Mailing Address c/o Wasa Nabin Program 
PO Box 129 
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Heritage Canada -- Aboriginal Friendship Centre Program (AFCP)