Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora - 2nd St S

Service: Life Long Care Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides culturally appropriate and holistic long term support services and programs
 
Aboriginal Support Program  
  • Provides afternoons for socialization and activities such as Native crafts  
  • Offers deliveries to clients' homes of items such as prescriptions and groceries 
  • Provides accompaniment to appointments and errands 
  • Offers assistance with various tasks such as letter writing
 
Congregate Dining  
  • Organizes a twice monthly visit to Birchwood Long Term Care home 
  • Provides story telling, activities and refreshments at Birchwood for program participants 
  • Provides transportation for attendees
 
Friendly Visiting
 
Arranges weekly visits from support worker in individual's home upon request
 
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 
  • Provides bus passes and taxi fare and arrangements when required
 
Walking Program
 
Coordinates a group walking program at the recreation centre, indoors during winter months and outside during the summer
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Congregate Dining: first & last Tue of month 10:30 am-11:30 am 
Walking Program: Mon 2 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 40 year(s) and up 
 
Open to all with a focus on off reserve Aboriginal individuals who are disabled, chronically ill and/or have special needs
 
Transportation Program 
  • Must be a client of the program  
  • Priority given for medical appointments
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Advance registration required
 
Transportation Program
 
Must call a minimum of 24 hours ahead to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5440
Fax 807-468-5340
E-Mail reception@nechee.org
Website www.nechee.org
Primary Contact Samantha Young, Life Long Care Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 227; Email: lifelongcare@nechee.org
Alternate Contact Bev Derouard, Life Long Care Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 228; Email: lifelongcare2@nechee.org
Primary Executive Patti Fairfield, Executive Director; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 222; Email: aces@nechee.org
Alternate Executive Lisa Savoyard, Receptionist
Site Location Next door to the Century Cinema Theatre
Located In Community Kenora
Address 326 2nd St S
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
 
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Intersection 2nd St S and Chipman St
Mailing Address PO Box 241 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1976
Funding Provincial ; Federal