Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Site 2

Service: Akwe Go Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support, tools and health programming to help build upon child's ability to make healthy choices 
  • Provides overall assessment of needs  
  • Develops action plan to address identified needs (addresses needs of child and parent/caregiver) 
  • Provides customized programs based on identified needs  
  • Provides appropriate referrals to community agencies to assist with identified needs
Focuses on the following: 
  • Provision of social supports to address poverty related self-esteem issues and peer pressure to engage in unhealthy behaviours 
  • Health and physical development
Program participants are offered the following: 
  • Assistance with homework  
  • Afterschool, evening and weekend activities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Red Lake
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
Off-reserve Indigenous at-risk children
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-727-3000
Toll Free Phone 1-877-886-8988
Fax 807-727-3790
Primary Contact Kayla Smith, Akwego Worker; Phone: 807-727-3000 ext 33 * (Cell) 807-728-0965; Email:
Site Location Close to Kinsmen Beach
Located In Community Red Lake
Address Training & Conference Centre
114 Forestry Rd
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
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Intersection Forestry Rd and Sunset Rd
Mailing Address c/o Akwego 
PO Box 244 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal