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  • 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
Organization: United Native Friendship Centre - Native Friendship Centre  
Phone Numbers: Main 807-274-8541
Alternate 807-274-8542
Toll-Free: 1-877-496-9034
Fax: 807-274-4110
Email: inquiry@unfc.org
Website: www.unfc.org
Address:
PO Box 752
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3N1
Street
Address
:
516 Portage Ave
Fort Frances
 
Intersection: Portage Ave and Scott St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Executives: Sheila McMahon - Executive Director
807-274-8541 ext 227 * smcmahon@unfc.org
Judith Lindholm - Program Director
807-274-0561 ext 288 * jlindholm@unfc.org
Contacts: Tara Henttonen - Receptionist
Service Description: Administers programs and services to improve the quality of life for urban Aboriginal people with a focus on social, educational and cultural development

Functions as the main office located at Portage Avenue and Scott Street in Fort Frances

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

Fees: Membership - Small fee for annual membership * None
Application: All programs require a signed consent form and completion of individual program intake
Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Aboriginal peoples
  • Membership preferred but not mandatory
Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
Area(s) Served: Rainy River District
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Ethnocultural Groups
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on March 22, 2017

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