Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Site 1 - Head Office

Service: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Community Support Worker

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals dealing with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and other disabilities that put them at-risk of additional challenges 
  • Offers family drop in programs to build parenting skills and strengthen child and parent relationships 
  • Offers pre/post natal care and traditional pregnancy workshops 
  • Offers parenting programs and workshops
 
Kids Cooking Program 
  • Assists and teaches children to prepare a healthy meal for the family during a 12 week after school program 
  • Offers program twice yearly, dependant upon enrollment
 
Kids Back Pack Program 
  • Provides nutritious food support for children who may not have access to basic necessities over the weekend 
  • Provides easy to prepare meals which are available to the child and their siblings to take home
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Kids Back Pack Program: Sep-Jun: Fri 3 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Red Lake
Eligibility Off-reserve Aboriginal individuals and families with children living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
 
Kids Cooking Program 
  • Off-reserve Aboriginal children 7 to 12 years of age
 
Kids Back Pack Program 
  • Off-reserve Aboriginal children 18 years of age and under and in need 
  • Do not have to be enrolled in regular programs
 
Pre/post Natal Programs 
  • Pre/post natal off-reserve Aboriginal women and their partners
Application Requires: 
  • Intake assessment 
  • Advance registration
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 Kathy Dusenor, Child Support Worker; Email: csw@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 1 Legion Rd
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
 
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Intersection Legion Rd and Howey St
Mailing Address c/o FASD 
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