N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre

Site: N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre

Service: Addictions and Mental Health Programs

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides one-on-one assessments and support for both adults and youths who have drug/alcohol addictions 
  • Offers referrals to detoxification, recovery homes and rehabilitation/treatment centres 
  • Assists individuals in rebuilding their lives by gaining their cultural identity, dignity, respect and traditional knowledge
Uses various methods to help individuals overcome addiction such as: 
  • 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous 
  • Four Directions Wheel 
  • Life Cycle 
  • Counselling Wheel 
  • Healing Wheel 
  • The Seven Stages of Life 
  • Pipe Ceremonies 
  • Traditional Ceremonies
Hours Michelle Mon-Tue, Fri 9 am-5 pm * Wed-Thu 12:30 pm-8:30 pm 
Lorraine Mon-Tue 12:30 pm-8:30 pm, Wed-Thu 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Greater Sudbury
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) and up 
Indigenous, M├ętis, Non-status, and Non-Indigenous individuals with substance use issues
Application Call for application information 
  • Assessments for entry to treatment centres are completed by appointment 
  • Jail and/or hospital visits/assessments are available upon request
Languages English ; French ; Ojibway
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-674-2128
After Hours Phone 705-674-2128
Fax 705-671-3539
Website www.nfcsudbury.org
Primary Contact Michelle Lavoie, Addiction Worker; Email: daap@on.aibn.com
Alternate Contact Lorraine Lafontaine, Addiction Worker
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 110 Elm St W
Greater Sudbury, ON P3C 1T5
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Intersection Elm St W and Pine St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Provincial ; Federal
Meetings Mon: Mindfulness Yoga 5 pm-6 pm 
Tue: Narcotics Anonymous (NA) 6 pm 
Wed: Women's Hand Drumming 6:30 pm-8 pm 
Thu: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) OD