Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides education, programs and workshops to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness 
  • Endeavors to improve working relationships between health care systems and Aboriginal communities 
  • Provides education to raise awareness of health issues affecting Aboriginal people 
  • Ensures that Aboriginal individuals understand the present health care system 
  • Provides education in an effort to reduce violence within Aboriginal communities
 
Health and Social Circle 
  • Offers presentations on health related topics 
  • Teaches various Native craft-making workshops
 
Healthy Lifestyles 
  • Holds meetings for men to discuss health issues with a focus on spirituality and abuse prevention 
  • Provides information sessions on disease prevention
 
Walking Club 
  • Organizes weekly walking groups at the high school in the winter
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Aboriginal individuals
Application Register for programs at office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-1213
Fax 807-597-1473
E-Mail nativefriend@bellnet.ca
Primary Contact Angela Asselin, Health Outreach Worker; Phone: 807-597-1213 ext 202
Primary Executive Sarah Laurich, Executive Director; Phone: 807-597-1213 ext 201; Email: sarahlaurich@gmail.com
Site Location Next to M&C Motors
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 309 Main St W
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
 
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Intersection Main St and Marks St
Mailing Address PO Box 1510 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Provincial ; Federal
Elections Annual meeting - Sep