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M'Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre

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1045 3rd Ave W
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 5W6
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519-371-1147 ext 27
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Fax: 519-371-6181
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Last Updated: Aug 18, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Varies by program, call for details

Eligibility / Target Population

Urban Aboriginal community of Owen Sound

Fees

Membership fee

Executives

Renee Abram - Executive Director
exdirector@mwikwedong.com

Languages

English ; Cree ; Iroquois ; Ojibwa

Language Notes

Anishinaabe: English ; Ojibway - Programs ; If Ojibway is required, the Centre will do their best to accommodate

Area Served

Owen Sound and area

Accessibility

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Accessibility Note

Stair lift

Description of Services

Indigenous community resource center that promotes the mental, physical, spiritual and emotional well-being of Indigenous peoples and more specifically the urban Indigenous population * monthly activity calendars posted on the Centre's website

Prenatal and Postnatal Health Program - Health, wellness and life skills program for Indigenous women who are pregnant or have given birth and their families * topics covered include cooking and nutrition , early childhood development, traditional crafts, prenatal exercises and classes, home and hospital visits, food stamps, breastfeeding counseling, elder relationships and traditional ceremonies

Community Action Program for Children (CAP-C) - Parenting training, life skills, and cultural education for families with children ages 0-6 * contact Robyn McKenzie, email: capc @ mwikwedong. com

EarlyON Child and Family Center - Parent and Child Programs * support and information * contact Heather Van Wyck, email: earlyrs@mwikwedong.com
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  • Life Long Care Program Assists urban Aboriginal clients to live independently and provides services for the frail elderly, and clients who are chronically ill or live with physical disabilities

About Us

Our Centre was established to address the social, spiritual, mental and physical needs of the Urban Aboriginal population of Owen Sound and surrounding area by providing a safe environment for the Aboriginal peoples to participate in their community.

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2021: Suggest an edit
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