Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Life Long Care Program

Home Agency Service

Description
Provides culturally appropriate and holistic long term support services and programs

Aboriginal Support Program
  • Provides afternoons for socialization and activities such as Native crafts
  • Offers prescription deliveries to clients' homes
  • Provides accompaniment to appointments and errands
  • Offers assistance with various tasks such as letter writing
Congregate Dining
  • Organizes a twice-monthly luncheon
  • Provides story telling, activities and refreshments for program participants
  • Provides transportation for attendees
Friendly Visiting
Arranges weekly visits from support worker in individual's home upon request

Security Checks
Makes weekly calls to clients' homes to check on them and to determine pending appointments

Transportation Program
  • Provides transportation on an as needed basis to all events at the Centre, the hospital or clinic and for errands around town including grocery shopping
  • Arranges transportation for out of town specialist appointments when no other arrangements are available
Yoga Program
Coordinates a yoga program at the recreation centre
Eligibility
Open to all individuals 55 years of age and older with a focus on urban Indigenous individuals who are disabled, chronically ill and/or have special needs

Transportation Program
  • Must be a client of the program
  • Priority given for medical appointments
Application Process
Requires:
  • Advance registration
  • Intake assessment
Transportation Program
Must call a minimum of 24 hours ahead to make arrangements
Office
807-223-4180
Web Site
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Languages
English
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
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Mon-Tue 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Dryden
  • Kenora District
  • Wabigoon