Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora District Jail - River Dr

Service: Drug, Education and Living Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers support to individuals with addictions issues using traditional healing teaching 
  • Provides individual and group counselling sessions for addictions that include (but not limited to) alcohol and substance abuse 
  • Offers assistance upon discharge from jail or treatment centres with transition back into the community; provides follow up phone calls and visits 
  • Provides referrals to treatment centres and community supports
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Hours are flexible when required
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Individuals experiencing difficulties with addictions; no formal diagnosis required 
  • Open to all Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples currently at Kenora Jail
Application Intake assessment required; conducted verbally, either in person or by telephone
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5440
Fax 807-468-5340
Primary Contact Heather Andy, Drug, Education and Living Worker; Phone: 807-468-2871 ext 242; Email:
Alternate Contact Patti Fairfield, Executive Director; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 222; Email:
Site Location Kenora District Jail
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1430 River Dr
Kenora, ON P9N 1K5
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Intersection River Dr and 6 St
Mailing Address PO Box 241 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1976
Funding Regional / Municipal - Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) ; Provincial ; Federal