Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

Site: Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

Service: Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program

Description
Description (Service) The Healthy Living program promotes and supports healthier lifestyles for urban Indigenous people.
  • Creates opportunities for community members to learn about healthy lifestyles and participate in active living activities.  
  • Provides urban Indigenous community with hands-on experience through:
    • interactive workshops 
    • healthy nutrition information 
    • cooking classes 
    • fitness training 
    • smoking cessation support 
    • sport and recreational activities
     
  • Focuses on youth leadership by encouraging and supporting youth to be healthy living leaders in their community. Provides training, mentoring, and community event involvement.
 
Healthy Kids Program
  • Offers child-focused programs that increase awareness of nutrition and access to physical activity for Indigenous children  
  • Increase awareness and provide education on healthy eating for children  
  • Increase access and availability to healthy foods for children/support healthy eating for families  
  • Increase recreation activities which incorporate traditional activities and increase children and youth physical activity levels
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (some evening and weekend programs)
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living: Indigenous community members of all ages  
Healthy Kids: children and youth age 7-12 years
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
580 Cameron St
Peterborough, ON K0J 3Z7
 
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - East entrance is fully accessible * may require assistance with the West entrance door
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-775-0387
E-Mail admin@nogofc.ca
Website www.nogofc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/NogoFC
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Nogojiwanong_FC
Primary Contact Lori Flynn, Executive Director; Phone: 705-775-0388 ext 231

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