Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Site 1 - Head Office

Service: Native Friendship Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Site #1: Red Lake Indian Friendship Center, 1 Legion Rd, ph: 807-727-2847, fax: 807-727-3253 
  • Site #2: Training & Conference Center, 114 Forestry Rd, ph: 807-727-3000, fax: 807-727-3790 
  • For rental of facilities contact Monique Tougas
Description (Agency) Administers programs and services to improve the quality of life for off reserve Indigenous people with a focus on social, educational and cultural development
Agency Services
Description (Service) Administers programs and services to improve the quality of life for off reserve Indigenous people with a focus on social, educational and cultural development 
  • Provides a meeting place for urban Indigenous people 
  • Hosts cultural events 
  • Offers meeting space to agencies and community groups an a rental basis
Offers the following programs: 
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Akwe:go Children's Program 
  • Akwe:go At Risk Children's Program 
  • Alternative Secondary School Program 
  • Apatisiwin Employment Services 
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program 
  • Community Action Program for Children 
  • Community Food Bank 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Community Support Worker 
  • Health Outreach Worker 
  • Indigenous Combined Criminal Courtwork Program 
  • Indigenous Healing and Wellness Program 
  • Kids Are Recreationally Equal (KARE) 
  • Life Long Care Program 
  • Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program 
  • Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living - Healthy Kids 
  • Wasa Nabin Program
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Various programs: occasional weekends
Areas Served Red Lake
Eligibility Off-reserve Aboriginal individuals and their families; high-risk families and families in need
Food Bank and KARE Program: 
  • Available to all community members, regardless of ancestry
Application All scheduled programs require: 
  • Advance registration 
  • Intake assessment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone Site 1: 807-727-2847 
Site 2: 807-727-3000
Toll Free Phone 1-877-886-8988
Fax Site 1: 807-727-3253 
Site 2: 807-727-3790
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Jacintha King, Receptionist; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 221
Primary Executive Peter Campbell, Executive Director; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 224; Email:
Alternate Executive Monique Tougas, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-727-2847 ext 233; 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 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
Established 1971
Funding Regional / Municipal - Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC); Public Health Agency of Canada ; Private - Donations