Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Urban Aboriginal School

Service: Literacy Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides a holistic learning experience that encompasses the spiritual, emotional, physical, mental, and social needs of Aboriginal learners 
  • Programs can be individual, small groups, online classes and include cultural integration within the curriculum 
  • Provides literacy and basic skills training
Offers a training plan to track progress towards a career or educational path through: 
  • Academic Upgrading 
  • General Education Development (GED) preparation and testing 
  • Improving employability skills 
  • Self-management and self-direction skills 
  • Digital technology
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Individuals who are out of school 
  • Special emphasis on individuals receiving social assistance through Ontario Works 
  • Support programming for Native learners
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-945-0963
Fax 705-945-8849
Primary Contact Crystal Kingston, Education Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Rainbow Agawa, Literacy Trainer
Primary Executive Cathy Syrette, Executive Director; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2125; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 241 Albert St W, 2nd Fl
Sault Ste Marie, ON P6A 7B6
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Intersection Albert St and John St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1972
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development -- Employment Ontario