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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides a culturally-based program to support and address concerns of Indigenous youth
  • Provides educational advocacy at Atikokan High School and St Pat's Separate School; in cases of school suspension, can offer student a place to spend time
  • Offers homework time at the Centre with access to computers and Internet
  • Assists with developing resumes, cover letters and completing job applications
  • Participates in professional training courses including autism workshops, canoeing courses, food handling courses and smoking cessation workshops
Healthy Eating and Physical Development
  • Holds individual and group discussions on healthy lifestyle choices including concerns and prevention of diabetes and high blood pressure and benefits of exercise
  • Teaches a cooking class with a focus on healthy choices and the use of traditional foods
  • Supervises and plans regular wilderness outings
Justice Intervention
  • Provides support to incarcerated individuals including accompaniment to court hearings
  • Accompanies any youth registered in agency programs to court proceedings if requested
Social Supports
  • Provides individual support for areas youth may be struggling with such as socialization and peer pressure
  • Supervises trips to cultural, educational or recreational activities
Violence Prevention
  • Teaches about effects of drug and alcohol abuse
  • Provides support for individuals undergoing drug and alcohol treatment
Youth in Care
  • Provides cultural education and support for youth living in foster homes within community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
At-risk Indigenous youth
  • Register for programs at office 
  • Contact office for program dates/times
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-1213
Fax 807-597-1473
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Patricia BigGeorge, WasaNabin Coordinator; Phone: 807-597-1213 ext 202
Site Location Next to M&C Motors
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 309 Main St W
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
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Intersection Main St and Marks St
Mailing Address PO Box 1510 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Provincial ; Federal
Elections Annual meeting - June