Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora - 2nd St S

Service: Akwe Go Children's 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 
  • Offers support to children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and disabilities who are at-risk of additional challenges
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-Thu 1 pm-8:30 pm * Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
Open to all with a focus on off-reserve, at-risk Indigenous children
Application Requires: 
  • Advances registration 
  • Intake assessment 
  • Developed action plan
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5440
Fax 807-468-5340
Primary Contact Melissa Normand, Akwe:Go Ehanced Children's Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 238; Email:
Alternate Contact Amy Kristalovich, Akwe:Go Children's Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 239; Email:
Site Location Next door to the Century Cinema Theatre
Located In Community Kenora
Address 326 2nd St S
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
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Intersection 2nd St S and Chipman St
Mailing Address PO Box 241 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1976
Funding Provincial ; Federal