Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Site: Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Service: Youth in Transition Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides support to Aboriginal youth as they transition from the child welfare system into adulthood 
  • Provides one-on-one support to create an individualized Action Plan to determine goals and supports required to achieve goals 
  • Offers programming on many topics to support goals and help build social networks
Support services are available in the following areas: 
  • Cooking assistance 
  • Cultural education/information 
  • Educational assistance such as enrolling in high school, college/university, upgrading courses 
  • Employment 
  • Financial planning and banking 
  • Health care such as finding a doctor 
  • Housing (affordable) 
  • Legal support/advice 
  • Social activities
Hours Tue-Sat 12 noon-8 pm
Areas Served Dinorwic ; Dryden ; Eagle River ; Machin ; Oxdrift ; Wabigoon Township ; Dyment; Waldhof
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
First Nations, Inuit or M├ętis off-reserve youth currently in or preparing to exit the child welfare system
Application Call to register
Languages English ; Oji-Cree - Staff person, no services provided
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-4180
Fax 807-223-6275
E-Mail dnfc@dnfconline.org
Website www.ofifc.org/centre/dryden-native-friendship-centre
Primary Contact Margaret Meehan, Youth in Transition Worker; Phone: 807-223-4180 ext 2237 * (Cell) 807-220-5263; Email: court@dnfconline.org
Alternate Contact Cheryl Edwards, Executive Director; Phone: 807-223-4180 ext 2221; Email: execdirector@dnfconline.org
Located In Community Dryden
Address 74 Queen St
Dryden, ON P8N 1A4
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Intersection Queen St and Van Horne Ave
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated spaces available; Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with grab bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal