Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers services, ongoing support and education to assist families in the healing process 
  • Prevents children from becoming at-risk because of certain conditions such as family violence, poverty, abuse, neglect and unhealthy living conditions by offering information and education on effective parenting and good life teachings 
  • Promotes healthier child development through early childhood interventions including information sessions on pre-parenting preparation and child development 
  • Provides information on children's nutrition, injury prevention, and child mental health 
 
Provides public education and information in the areas of: 
  • Developing family values that are culturally based  
  • Developmental needs of infants, toddlers and pre school aged children 
  • Effective parenting 
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and Fetal Smoking Syndrome
 
Programs can include the following:
 
Community Kitchen/Nutrition and Cooking Class 
  • Provides a weekly cooking program; families plan and prepare a healthy meal together to take home  
  • Provides grocery budgeting, shopping and proper food storage advice
 
Fresh Start/Snack Attack 
  • Provides a family program that alternates between physical activity one week and learning to prepare a nutritious snack during a cooking class the next week
 
Craft Circle 
  • Offers a variety of parenting related topics while participating in cultural craft classes 
  • Children create arts/crafts at their own table
 
Parent's Time Out 
  • Provides a respite period for parents for any reason 
  • Provides a snack, crafts and activities for children in attendance
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Moosonee
Eligibility
  • Off reserve Aboriginal individuals and families with children 6 years of age and under 
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
Application Call to register for programs
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 705-336-0331 
705-336-0047
Fax 705-336-0120
Website www.tnfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Sharron Ross, Aboriginal Family Support Worker; Email: sross@tnfc.ca
Primary Executive Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director; Phone: 705-268-6262; Fax: 705-268-6266; Email: vnicholson@tnfc.ca
Located In Community Moosonee
Address 3-B Moose Dr
Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0
 
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Intersection Moose Dr and Wavey Cres
Mailing Address 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)