Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

Site: Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

Service: Akwe:go Urban Aboriginal Children's Program

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-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Simcoe North
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
Priority is for First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples living off reserve
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 L4R 2A7
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Intersection William St and Yonge St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-526-5589
Fax 705-526-7662
Primary Contact Morgan Osborne, Akwe:go Worker, Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre; Phone: ext 254
Alternate Contact Melissa Gendron, Akwe:Go Worker, Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre; Phone: 705 526 5589 ext 264; Email:

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