Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Akwe Go Program

Home Agency Service

Description
Provides support, tools and health programming to help build upon child's ability to make healthy choices
  • Conducts initial assessment and creates plan for each participant
  • Partners with community and other services/programs to offer best possible supports
Services can include but are not limited to:
  • Individual mentoring to address issues of self-esteem, victimization and peer pressure
  • Homework assistance
  • Health and physical development activities
  • Access to traditional activities and cultural education
  • Supports to children and families who may be having difficulties in school and/or in conflict with the law
  • Coping skills, tools and preventative education to children/parents of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Outreach to Aboriginal children in care
  • Supports for non-Native adoptive and foster parents to access culturally appropriate services
Eligibility
Open to all children 7-12 years of age with a focus on off-reserve, at-risk Indigenous children
Application Process
Requires:
  • Advance registration
  • Intake assessment
Office
807-223-4180
Fax
807-223-6275
Web Site
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Email
akwego@dnfconline.org
Languages
English
Contact
Alyssa French, Akwe:Go Coordinator
Email: akwego@dnfconline.org
Phone: 807-223-4180 ext 2236
Fees
None
Documents Required
Registration required
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated spaces available; Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with grab bar
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 28, 2022
Address
74 Queen St
Dryden, ON, P8N 1A4
Located on the corner of Queen St and Van Horne Ave
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Hours of Operation
Rotating shifts: Week 1: Mon-Fri: 10 am-6 pm * Week 2: Tue-Sat: 12 noon-8 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Dryden
  • Kenora District
  • Machin
  • Wabigoon