North Bay Indian Friendship Centre

Site: North Bay Indian Friendship Centre

Service: Native Inmate Liaison Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Ensures that Aboriginal offenders in custody have access to correctional and community based programs and services which address their needs in a culturally appropriate manner 
  • Provides advocacy of behalf of inmate to institution staff and officials 
  • Advises inmate of programs and services available and assists in accessing the programs 
  • Facilitates individual and group counselling 
  • Provides translation and interpretive assistance as needed 
  • Offers assistance with discharge arrangements 
  • Provides guidance and assistance in maintaining and/or finding family and community support services after discharge 
  • Provides Eastern Door training, Understanding the Journey, teaching circles and sweat lodge cermenonies
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Off-reserve Urban Aboriginal, M├ętis or Inuit individuals involved with the Criminal Justice System
Application Call for information
Languages English
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-2811 Ext 208
Fax 705-472-5251
E-Mail nilo@nbifc.org
Website www.nbifc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Karen Labreche
Located In Community North Bay
Address 980 Cassells St
North Bay, ON P1B 4A6
 
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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