Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Site 1 - Head Office

Service: Life Long Care Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides culturally appropriate and holistic long term support services and programs
 
Adult Day Program  
  • Provides afternoons for socialization  
  • Teaches various craft making sessions with focus on traditional Native crafts  
  • Offers movie videos and card games
 
Congregate Dining  
  • Provides a weekly luncheon consisting of full course meal, dessert and coffee  
  • Offers craft making and time of socialization 
  • Provides transportation for attendees
 
Friendly Visiting  
  • Arranges weekly visits from support worker in individual's home  
  • Provides emotional and physical support such as light housekeeping
 
Security Checks 
  • Makes weekly calls to clients' homes to check on them and to determine pending appointments
 
Transportation Program  
  • Provides transportation on an as needed basis to all events at the Centre, the hospital or clinic and for errands around town including grocery shopping 
  • Arranges transportation for out of town specialist appointments when no other arrangements are available
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Program times vary
Areas Served Red Lake
Eligibility Ages: 50 year(s) and up 
 
  • Individuals who are disabled, chronically ill and/or have special needs  
  • Off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
 
Transportation Program 
  • Priority given for medical appointments
Application Requires: 
  • Advance registration 
  • Intake assessment
 
Transportation Program 
  • Must call at least 24 hours ahead to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-727-2847
Toll Free Phone 1-877-886-8988
Fax 807-727-3253
E-Mail friends@rlifc.ca
Website www.rlifc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Tannis Bray, Life Long Care Support Worker; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 232; Email: lifecare@rlifc.ca
Primary Executive Donald Copenace, Executive Director; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 224; Email: director@rlifc.ca
Alternate Executive Monique Tougas, Executive Assistant; Phone: 807-727-3000 ext 26; Email: operations@rlifc.ca
Site Location Behind the OPP Detachment
Located In Community Red Lake
Address Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre
1 Legion Rd
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
 
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Intersection Legion Rd and Howey St
Mailing Address c/o Life Long Care 
PO Box 244 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal