Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Site 1 - Head Office

Service: Health Outreach Worker

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides education, programs and workshops to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness 
  • Endeavors to improve working relationships between health care systems and Indigenous communities 
  • Provides education to raise awareness of health issues affecting Indigenous people 
  • Ensures that Indigenous individuals understand the present health care system  
  • Provides education in an effort to reduce violence within Aboriginal communities
Health and Social Circle 
  • Offers presentations on health related topics  
  • Teaches various Native craft-making workshops
Healthy Lifestyles 
  • Holds group meetings once a week to discuss health issues with a focus on diet and exercise 
  • Provides information sessions on disease prevention
Walking Club 
  • Organizes weekly walking groups outdoors in summer and at the high school in winter
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Red Lake
Eligibility Off-reserve Indigenous individuals and families
Application Requires: 
  • Advance registration 
  • Intake assessment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-727-2847
Toll Free Phone 1-877-886-8988
Fax 807-727-3253
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Collin Meekis, Health Outreach Coordinator; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 226 * (Cell) 807-728-1344; Email:
Site Location Behind the OPP Detachment
Located In Community Red Lake
Address 1 Legion Rd
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
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Intersection Legion Rd and Howey St
Mailing Address c/o Health Outreach 
PO Box 244 
Red Lake, ON P0V 2M0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal