Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora - Railway St

Service: Urban Aboriginal Education Program

Description & Services
Public Comments The Alternative Secondary School classroom is located on the second floor of the Seven Generations Education Institute at 240 Veterans Drive
Description (Service) Offers a culturally sensitive high school satellite program at the Seven Generations Education Institute 
  • Offers individual, independent learning centre (ILC) credits for students to complete at own pace 
  • May also offer some teacher led group studies  
  • Provides courses in math, English, history, geography, science and business administration 
  • Incorporates Aboriginal cultural components into program 
  • Provides lunch program for enrolled students 
Students are required to: 
  • Attend school 15 hours per week (7.5 hours for part time students)  
  • Complete a minimum of two lessons per week  
  • Participate in monthly student meetings  
  • Participate in school activities and fundraising
Program delivery is through partnership with Beaver Brae Secondary School and the Kenora District School Board
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:15 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 21 year(s) 
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal individuals 
  • Must have been out of school for at least one month 
  • Anyone interested in completing high school accredited courses
Application Registration arrangements made at Kenora's Beaver Brae High School; transcripts available from office at high school, if required for course
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5440
Fax 807-468-5340
Primary Contact Wendy White, Education Counsellor; Phone: 807-467-8435; Fax: 807-467-8183; Email:
Primary Executive Patti Fairfield, Executive Director; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 222; Email:
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