Record #: BAR3254
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 14 Jun 2023


Description (Service) Urban Indigenous Community Centre that provides culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle, regardless of legal definition
  • provides information and support on how to apply for 'Registered Indian Status Cards
  • provides guest speakers who will discuss Indigenous issues and topics
  • community engagement events happen throughout the calendar year
  • Programs Include:
    • Indigenous Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program
    • Indigenous Family Support Program
    • Indigenous l Health Outreach Worker
    • Life Long Care Program
    • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program
    • Akwe:go Program
    • Wasa-Nabin Program
    • Hunger To Hope Program
    • Urban Indigenous Healthy Living Program
    • Apatisiwin Employment and Training Counsellor
    • Indigenous Criminal Court Worker
    • Indigenous Bail Supervisor
    • Kizhaay Anisinaabe Niin (I'm a Kind Man) Program
    • Cultural Resource Coordinator
    • Criminal and Family Court Worker
    • Restorative Justice Coordinator

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Programs: hour vary
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Open to Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis and everyone interested in learning about Native culture
  • Walk-in or call for information
  • To access regular scheduled programming individuals must complete intake with a BNFC programming staff
Languages English; Ojibwe - Interpretation
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
Fax 705-721-7418
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Primary Contact Samantha Kinoshameg, Executive Director; Phone: 705-721-7689 ext 202; Email:
Mailing Address Barrie Native Friendship Centre 
175 Bayfield St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3B4

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