Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a culturally based program to support and address concerns of Aboriginal youth who are at risk of negative behaviors
 
Addressing Violence 
  • Provides education on how to end violence in Aboriginal communities 
  • Teaches about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse 
  • Offers the "I am a Kind Man" program
 
Education 
  • Encourages youth to remain in school and provides support for obtaining high school diploma  
  • Offers homework assistance and time at the Centre to complete homework with access to computers and Internet 
  • Offers life skills guidance
 
Healthy Living and Physical Development 
  • Holds individual and group educational sessions on healthy lifestyle choices including good nutrition and traditional food preparation 
  • Offers recreational activities
 
Justice Intervention  
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested
 
Social Supports 
  • Provides individual and peer counselling for areas that youth may be struggling with such as socialization and peer pressure 
  • Offers Native craft classes and regalia making sessions 
  • Teaches Native dancing, singing and drumming 
  • Offers "Street Wolf" leadership skills
 
Youth in Care 
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served North Bay
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
At-risk Urban Aboriginal, M├ętis or Inuit youth living off-reserve
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Cree
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-2811 Ext 220
Fax 705-472-5251
E-Mail wasanabin@nbifc.org
Website www.nbifc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Simon Mathias, Wasa Nabin Coordinator
Located In Community North Bay
Address 980 Cassells St
North Bay, ON P1B 4A8
 
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Intersection Cassels St and Fifth Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres