Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides programs and motivational support for increased recreation and active leisure among vulnerable adults 
  • Works to reduce barriers that traditionally block vulnerable people from participating in recreational activities 
  • Promotes wellness and supportive relationships for people with similar life experiences to empower vulnerable individuals with a greater sense of value
 
Offers a variety of activities including: 
  • Aqua-fit 
  • Baseball 
  • Bowling 
  • Self defense 
  • Strength and cardio conditioning 
  • Walking group 
  • Yoga class
 
Food Basket
 
Provides a monthly bag of primarily vegetables to program participants
 
Cooking Class
 
Teaches a cooking class for preparing nutritious meals with the vegetables offered in the Food Basket
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Food Basket: last Thu of month 
Cooking Class: Mon-Tue following food basket distribution 
Activity times vary
Areas Served Kenora
Boundaries Includes surrounding First Nation communities which are road-accessible
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • Adults with physical and developmental handicaps 
  • Adults with mental illnesses or acquired brain injury 
  • Seniors aged 55 years of age and over in a low income category
 
Food Basket and Cooking Class
 
Must be enrolled in activities to receive basket and participate in cooking class
Application Intake process required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-5225
Fax 807-467-5264
E-Mail wellness@kacl.ca
Website www.kacl.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Executive Liz Garrow, Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-467-5241; Email: wellness@kacl.ca
Alternate Executive Lara Barber, Director, Community Mental Health Support Services; Phone: 807-467-5254; Email: lara.barber@kacl.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1 Ninth Ave S
Kenora, ON P9N 2H8
 
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Intersection Ninth Ave S and Park S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health Promotions Branch, Community Action Fund ; Donations