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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a culturally-based program to support and address concerns of Indigenous youth
 
Education 
  • Provides educational advocacy at Atikokan High School and St Pat's Separate School; in cases of school suspension, can offer student a place to spend time 
  • Offers homework time at the Centre with access to computers and Internet 
  • Assists with developing resumes, cover letters and completing job applications 
  • Participates in professional training courses including autism workshops, canoeing courses, food handling courses and smoking cessation workshops
 
Healthy Eating and Physical Development 
  • Holds individual and group discussions on healthy lifestyle choices including concerns and prevention of diabetes and high blood pressure and benefits of exercise 
  • Teaches a cooking class with a focus on healthy choices and the use of traditional foods 
  • Supervises and plans regular wilderness outings
 
Justice Intervention 
  • Provides support to incarcerated individuals including accompaniment to court hearings 
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested
 
Social Supports 
  • Provides individual support for areas youth may be struggling with such as socialization and peer pressure 
  • Supervises trips to cultural, educational or recreational activities
 
Violence Prevention 
  • Teaches about effects of drug and alcohol abuse 
  • Provides support for individuals undergoing drug and alcohol treatment
 
Youth in Care 
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served North Bay
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
At-risk Urban Indigenous youth
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Cree
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-2811 Ext 220
E-Mail wasanabin@nbifc.org
Website www.nbifc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Located In Community North Bay
Address 980 Cassells St
North Bay, ON P1B 4A8
 
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Intersection Cassells St and Fifth Ave W
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres