Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Sault Ste Marie - East St

Service: Life Long Care Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides culturally appropriate programs and services to address needs of elderly Indigenous people with chronic illness and/or any form of disability 
  • Offers advocacy support between individual and other agencies and organizations 
  • Organizes outings, activities, education, programming and socialization for clients
Offers the following services: 
  • Advocacy 
  • Congregate dining 
  • Friendly visiting 
  • Health education 
  • Indigenous supports 
  • Medical transportation 
  • Referrals 
  • Security checks
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
  • Urban Aboriginals 
  • Individuals who require assistance to ensure safety or well-being due to long-term illness or disease, multiple health problems or disability 
  • Elderly individuals at risk of being injured or hospitalized
Application Call for information about the intake process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-256-5634
Fax 705-942-3227
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Primary Contact Lisa Showan, Coordinator; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2213
Alternate Contact Lynn O'Hara, Coordinator; Phone: 705-256-5634 ext 2214
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 122 East St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 3C6
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Intersection East St and Queen St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Side entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)