Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora - Railway St

Service: Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Promotes increased participation in sport, physical fitness and recreation, and other programs that encourage healthy lifestyles  
  • Offers individual and group information sessions on fitness and nutrition topics  
  • Assists individuals in creating a personalized fitness program and provides supervision while participant performs the program
 
Offers specialized fitness and nutrition programs for: 
  • Children 
  • Youth 
  • Women 
  • Seniors and disabled adults
 
Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight 
  • Offers a weight management program  
  • Provides encouragement and health information to support individual in achieving wellness goals
 
Smoke Free Living/Smoking Cessation 
  • Provides education and resources about initiatives to quit smoking  
  • Offers a support group including mentors who have gone through the process of smoking cessation
 
Youth Leadership  
  • Provides workshops to teach youth leadership skill development  
  • Addresses topics including conflict management, decision making, goal setting, teamwork, time management and developing and presenting workshops
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) and up 
 
Open to all with a focus on off reserve Aboriginal peoples
 
Fitness and Nutrition Programs 
  • Children's Groups: 7-12 years of age 
  • Youth Groups: 13-18 years of age 
  • Senior's Groups: 50 years and up
Application
  • Requires completion of program intake form 
  • Requires advance registration
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 Erik Skiby, Healthy Living Worker; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 223; Email: uahl@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 Beside the ICG Propane Building
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1301 Railway St
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
 
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Intersection Railway St and Gould Rd
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