Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
 
Regular Service 
Urban Aboriginal Community Centre that provides direct culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle 
  • provides information and support on how to apply for ‘Registered Indian Status Cards 
  • provides guest speakers who will discuss Aboriginal issues 
  • hosts a Pow Wow every year on the first weekend in June 
  • Programs Include:  
    • Aboriginal Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program 
    • Aboriginal Family Support Program 
    • Aboriginal Health Outreach Worker 
    • Life Long Care Program  
    • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program  
    • Akwe:go Program 
    • Wasa-Nabin Program  
    • Hunger To Hope Program 
    • Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program  
    • Apatisiwin Employment and Training Counsellor 
    • Indigenous Criminal Court Worker 
    • Indigenous Bail Supervisor 
    • Kizhaay Anisinaabe Niin (I’m a Kind Man) Program  
    • Restorative Justice Coordinator
     
  • Weekly Classes Include:  
    • Ojibway Language Classes every Mon from 5:30 pm–7 pm (weather permitting), call Arlene McKenzie at 705-721-7689 Ext 216 to confirm  
    • Bootcamp Classes every Mon from 5:15 pm–6 pm (weather permitting)  
    • Cardio Classes every Tue from 5:15 pm–6 pm (weather permitting)  
    • Okichitaw Barrie (Martial Arts) 6 pm-7 pm (weather permitting), call Amaru Mendez at 705-721-7689 Ext 204 to confirm
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
Hours COVID-19 Response 
  • Center is currently open by appointment only
 
Regular Hours 
  • Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
  • Board of Directors meet monthly
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Open to Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis and everyone interested in learning about Native culture
Application COVID-19 Response 
  • Center is currently open by appointment only
 
Regular Application 
  • Walk-in or call for information 
  • for information about Ojibway classes contact Arlene Mckenzie at extension 216
Languages English - Reception, Interpretation ; Ojibway
Fees Membership - $5 individual for Adults age 19+
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
175 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3B4
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and Wellington St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-721-7689
Toll Free Phone 1-855-721-7689
Fax 705-721-7418
Website www.barrienfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BarrieNativeFriendshipCentre/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/barrienativefriendshipcentre/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BarrieNativeFC
Primary Executive Samantha Kinoshameg, Executive Director; Phone: 705-721-7689 ext 202; Email: executivedirector@bnfc.ca

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