United Native Friendship Centre

Site: United Native Friendship Centre

Service: Native Alternative Education Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers a culturally sensitive high school satellite program 
  • Offers individual, independent learning courses for students to complete at own pace 
  • Provides courses in math, English, history, geography, science and business administration 
  • Delivers program through partnership with Fort Frances High School and the Rainy River District School Board
 
Students are provided with: 
  • Daily lunch 
  • Extra curricular activities 
  • Tutoring over and above regular classroom assistance
 
Students are required to: 
  • Attend school 18 hours per week 
  • Complete a minimum of two lessons per week 
  • Participate in weekly student meetings 
  • Participate in school activities and fundraising
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
  • Anyone interested in completing high school accredited courses 
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
Application All students must make registration arrangements at Fort Frances High School; transcripts available from office at high school, if required for course
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 807-274-4110
E-Mail inquiry@unfc.org
Website www.unfc.org/native-alternative-education-program
Primary Contact Tracy Jensen, Alternative Education Support Worker; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 224; Email: tjensen@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
Site Location Classroom is in lower level of United Native Friendship Centre
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 516 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2A3
 
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Intersection Portage Ave and Scott St
Mailing Address PO Box 752 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1973
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal