Ininew Friendship Centre

Site: Ininew Friendship Centre

Service: Akwe Go Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides at-risk urban Aboriginal children with the support, tools and healthy activities to help them make healthy choices
Social Supports 
  • Offers life skills, anger management, Elder teachings
Health and Physical Development 
  • Provides nutritious meals and snacks 
  • Offers increased access to physical and recreational activities
Institutional Interventions 
  • Offers school suspension supports 
  • Increases positive behaviour and attitude 
  • Provides referrals when necessary
Children in Care 
  • Provides outreach to children in foster care 
  • Provides culturally appropriate services to non-native adoptive and foster parents
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Disabilities 
  • Offers basic coping skills, tools and preventative education to parents of children with FASD and other disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
At-risk Aboriginal children living off-reserve
Application Call to register for program
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-272-4497 Ext 260
Fax 705-272-3597
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Summer Rickard, Program Coordinator
Located In Community Cochrane
Address 190 Third Ave
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
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Intersection Third Ave and Fourth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)