Record #: BAR3254
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Apr 2021


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Regular Service
Urban Aboriginal Community Centre that provides 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
Eligibility Open to Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis and everyone interested in learning about Native culture
Application font color=red>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
Canada L4M 3B4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-721-7689
Toll Free Phone 1-855-721-7689
Fax 705-721-7418
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Alternate Contact Samantha Kinoshameg, Executive Director; Phone: 705-721-7689 ext 202; Email:
Mailing Address 175 Bayfield St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3B4

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