Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support, tools and health programming to help build upon child's ability to make healthy choices 
  • Provides overall assessment of needs 
  • Develops action plan to address identified needs (addresses needs of child and parent/caregiver) 
  • Provides customized programs based on identified needs 
  • Provides appropriate referrals to community agencies to assist with identified needs 
  • Offers support to children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and disabilities who are at-risk of additional challenges 
  • Provides support at schools to children having teacher conflict or suspension issues
 
Focuses on the following: 
  • Provision of social supports to address poverty related self-esteem issues and peer pressure to engage in unhealthy behaviours 
  • Health and physical development
 
Program participants are offered the following: 
  • Assistance with homework 
  • Nutritional snacks 
  • Food preparation classes 
  • Talking circles 
  • Afterschool, evening and weekend activities
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
After School Programs: Mon-Fri 3:30 pm-5:30 pm; some evenings and weekends
Areas Served Sioux Lookout
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
 
Open to all with a focus on off reserve, at risk Aboriginal children
Application Requires: 
  • Advance registration 
  • Intake assessment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1903
Toll Free Phone 1-800-619-9519
Fax 807-737-1805
E-Mail reception@ngfc.net
Website www.ngfc.net
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Primary Contact Eric Anderson, Akwe:go Coordinator; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 262; Email: erica@ngfc.net
Primary Executive Jennifer Thomas, Interim Executive Director; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 235; Email: jennifert@ngfc.net
Alternate Executive Ashley Legros, Receptionist; Phone: 807-737-1903 ext 221; Email: ashleyl@ngfc.net
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 52 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
 
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Intersection King St and 4th Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 1299 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B9
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- No automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar ; Can meet client at designated accessible location if required
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal