Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a culturally-based program to support and address concerns of Aboriginal 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 Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm  
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
At-risk Aboriginal youth
Application
  • Register for programs at office 
  • Contact office for program dates/times
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 anfcgeneral@gmail.com
Primary Contact Sarah Laurich, Executive Director; Phone: 807-597-1213 ext 201; Email: sarahlaurich@gmail.com
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 - September