Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

Service: Akwe:go Urban Aboriginal Children's Program, Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

Record #: MID0835
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2022
Last Full Update: 08 Jul 2021

Description

Description (Service) Program designed to provide comprehensive support for children at risk so they may build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy choices by:
 
  • provision of social supports to address issues of self-esteem, victimization and peer pressure
  • outreach initiative to ensure access to culturally appropriate services for children in care and their families including support and education for non-Aboriginal adoptive and foster parents;
  • addressing the inter-related health impacts of poverty, diabetes, and obesity
  • providing school suspension supports, direct access to computers and literacy and encouraging healthy relationships with peers and authority figures
  • providing access to tutoring and mentoring, supervised physical activities and incorporating a parent support component for children with Fetal Alchohol Syndrome and/or other disabilities and their families
  • providing counselling and support to children who have witnessed violence

Service Details

Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Christian Island ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny ; Simcoe North
Eligibility Priority is for First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples living off reserve

Age Requirements: Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s);
Application Call for information
Languages English; Ojibway - Programs, by request
Fees Donation ; None

Address and Location

Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
175 Yonge St
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 2A7
 
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Intersection William St and Yonge St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-526-5589
Fax 705-526-7662
E-Mail akwego@gbnfc.com
Website www.gbnfc.com/akwego
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GBAYNFC/
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gbnfc/
Primary Contact Morgan Osborne, Akwe:go Worker; Phone: ext 254

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