Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

Service: Healthy Living Program

Record #: PET0255
Last Modified: 24 May 2024
Last Full Update: 14 Sep 2023


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 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
Canada K9J 3Z5
Physical Access Partially Accessible - East entrance is fully accessible * may require assistance with the West entrance door; Elevators, unknown

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-775-0387
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Dawson Leblanc-Peltier, Healthy Living Worker
Alternate Contact Ashley Safar, Executive Director; Phone: ext 231

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