Atikokan Native Friendship Centre

Site: Atikokan Native Friendship Centre

Service: Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Promotes increased participation in sport, physical fitness and recreation, and other programs that encourage healthy lifestyles 
  • Offers individual and group information sessions on fitness and nutrition topics 
  • Assists individuals in creating personalized fitness program and provides supervision while participant performs the program
 
Exercise Class 
  • Offers a one hour stretching and abdominal exercise class
 
Family Days 
  • Provides planned activities for the entire family including walking, swimming, roller blading, biking and gardening
 
Gym and Fitness Centre 
  • Provides the open use of fitness centre equipment 
  • Offers services of coordinator to discuss fitness goals and objectives
 
Healthy Cookbook Making 
  • Provides healthy recipes and a variety of scrapbook material for participants to make cookbook
 
Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) 
  • Offers a 12-week weight management program  
  • Provides encouragement and health information to support individual in achieving wellness goals
 
Smoking Cessation 
  • Provides education and resources about initiatives to quit smoking 
  • Offers a support group including mentors who have gone through the process of smoking cessation
 
Sports Program 
  • Teaches rules and regulations to various sports 
  • Provides the opportunity to practice what is taught through sports activities
 
Youth Leadership 
  • Provides workshops to teach youth leadership skill development 
  • Addresses topics including conflict management, decision making, goal setting, teamwork, time management and developing and presenting workshops
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: 16 year(s) and up 
 
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 anfcgeneral@gmail.com
Primary Contact Shanna Brewster, Healthy Living Program Worker; Phone: 807-597-1213 ext 209; Email: shanna.brewster@outlook.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