Ininew Friendship Centre

Site: Ininew Friendship Centre

Service: Native Inmate Liaison Officer

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Ensures that Aboriginal offenders in custody have access to correctional and community based programs and services which address their needs in a culturally appropriate manner
  • Provides advocacy of behalf of inmate to institution staff and officials
  • Advises inmate of programs and services available and assists in accessing the programs
  • Facilitates individual and group counselling
  • Provides translation and interpretive assistance as needed
  • Offers assistance with discharge arrangements
  • Provides guidance and assistance in maintaining and/or finding family and community support services after discharge
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Off-reserve Aboriginal individuals involved with the Criminal Justice System
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-232-4092 Ext 174
Fax 705-272-3597
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Primary Contact William White, Native Inmate Liaison Officer
Alternate Contact Leona White, Native Inmate Liaison Officer
Located In Community Cochrane
Address 190 Third Ave
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
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Intersection Third Ave and Fourth St
Mailing Address PO Box 1499 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal