United Native Friendship Centre

Site: United Native Friendship Centre

Service: Indigenous Healing and Wellness Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides information to raise awareness of family violence and strategies to stop it  
  • Facilitates group talking circles to promote inner healing of family members 
  • Offers individual peer counselling  
  • Provides advocacy between individual and agencies 
  • Provides referrals to needed community supports and services 
  • Offers education about healthy and unhealthy relationships 
  • Hosts traditional gatherings including traditional teachings and feasts
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Open to all with a focus on off reserve Aboriginal peoples
Application Requires a signed consent and completion of program intake form
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-8541
Toll Free Phone 1-877-496-9034
Fax 807-274-4110
E-Mail inquiry@unfc.org
Website www.unfc.org/aboriginal-healing-wellness-program
Primary Contact Deborah Emes, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 229; Email: demes@unfc.org
Alternate Contact Kathy Foy, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Worker; Phone: 807-274-8541 ext 234; Email: kfoy@unfc.org
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 516 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2A3
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Intersection Portage Ave and Scott St
Mailing Address PO Box 752 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1973
Funding Provincial ; Federal