Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes 
  • Offers education, prevention and self-management support to fit an individual's lifestyle 
  • Provides access to a registered nurse and registered dietitian 
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
 
Programs and services include: 
  • Blood sugar monitoring 
  • Client support groups 
  • Community screening 
  • Foot care workshops/clinics 
  • Health fairs 
  • Presentations to the public and to health care providers 
  • School programs and visits
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dryden ; Eagle River ; Machin ; Oxdrift ; Wabigoon Township
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Urban dwelling Aboriginal individuals with pre-diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
Application Self referrals accepted
Languages English ; Oji-Cree - Staff person, no services provided
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-4180
Fax 807-223-6275
E-Mail dnfc@drytel.net
Website www.ofifc.org/centre/dryden-native-friendship-centre
Primary Contact Seona Furlong, Diabetes Educator; Phone: 807-223-4180 ext 2232; Email: nurse.dnfc@drytel.net
Primary Executive Sally Ledger, Executive Director; Phone: 807-223-4180 ext 2221
Alternate Executive Joyce Gardner, Bookkeeper; Phone: 807-223-4180 ext 2231; Email: bookkeeper.dnfc@drytel.net
Located In Community Dryden
Address 74 Queen St
Dryden, ON P8N 1A4
 
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Intersection Queen St and Van Horne Ave
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated spaces available; Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with grab bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN); Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Federal