United Native Friendship Centre

Site: United Native Friendship Centre

Service: Native Friendship Centre

Description & Services
Public Comments Other Locations 
  • Circle of Life Centre, 616 Mowat Ave, Fort Frances Phone: 807-274-0561, Fax: 807-274-4067 
  • Zaagi-Idiwin Aboriginal Headstart, 308 Butler Ave, Fort Frances Phone: 807-274-7255, Fax: 807-274-8500
Description (Agency) Administers programs and services to improve the quality of life for urban Aboriginal people with a focus on social, educational and cultural development
Agency Services
Description (Service) Administers programs and services to improve the quality of life for urban Aboriginal people with a focus on social, educational and cultural development 
  • Provides a meeting place for urban Aboriginal people and community members regardless of nationality 
  • Hosts cultural events
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Program 
  • Aboriginal Family Support Program 
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program 
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program, Crisis Intervention 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies, Healthy Children 
  • Aboriginal Prenatal Nutrition Program 
  • Akwe:go Program 
  • Alternative Education Program 
  • Apatisiwin Employment Services 
  • Children's Mental Health Program 
  • Food Bank 
  • Homeless Outreach Program 
  • Life Long Care Program 
  • Native Combined Courtwork Program 
  • Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program 
  • Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program for kids 
  • Wasa Nabin Program 
  • Wiinisidotam Adult Literacy Program 
  • Youth Justice Program 
  • Zaagi idiwin Aboriginal Head Start Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples 
  • Membership preferred but not mandatory
Application All programs require a signed consent form and completion of individual program intake
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees Membership - Small fee for annual membership ; None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-274-8541 
Alternate 807-274-8542
Toll Free Phone 1-877-496-9034
Fax 807-274-4110
E-Mail inquiry@unfc.org
Website www.unfc.org
Primary Contact Tara Henttonen, Receptionist
Primary Executive Sheila McMahon, Executive Director; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 227; Email: smcmahon@unfc.org
Alternate Executive Judith Lindholm, Program Director; Phone: 807-274-0561 ext 288; Email: jlindholm@unfc.org
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 ; Federal
Elections Annual elections held in June