United Native Friendship Centre

Site: Circle of Life 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 a personalized fitness program and provides supervision while participant performs the program
 
Offers specialized fitness and nutrition programs for: 
  • Children 
  • Youth 
  • Women 
  • Seniors and disabled adults
 
Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight 
  • Offers a weight management program  
  • Provides encouragement and health information to support individual in achieving wellness goals
 
Smoke Free Living/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
 
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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) and up 
 
Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
 
Fitness and Nutrition Programs 
  • Children's Groups: 7-12 years of age 
  • Youth Groups: 13-18 years of age 
  • Senior's Groups: 50 years and up
Application Requires a signed consent form and completion of program intake form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-8541
Toll Free Phone 1-877-496-9034
Fax 807-274-4067
E-Mail inquiry@unfc.org
Website www.unfc.org/urban-aboriginal-healthy-living-program
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Primary Contact Wendy Kabel, Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Worker; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 295; Email: wkabel@unfc.org
Alternate Contact Terry McMahon, Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living for Children Worker; Email: tmcmahon@unfc.org
Primary Executive Sheila McMahon, Executive Director; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 227; Email: smcmahon@unfc.org
Alternate Executive Melanie McPherson, Executive Assistant; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 230; Email: mmcpherson@unfc.org
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address Circle of Life Centre
616 Mowat Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2A3
 
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Intersection Mowat Ave and 1st St E
Mailing Address PO Box 752 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal