Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Community Connection Program

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Provides services and support for Indigenous individuals to promote integrated response, independent living, community participation and improved quality of life
  • Works in partnership with the Patricia Region Senior Services Inc
Friendly Visiting/Security Checks
  • Arranges visits and phone calls from staff/volunteers in individual's home on a regular basis
  • Provides emotional, social and well-being support for the individual
Scheduled Van Service
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments, shopping, bill paying, attendance to social/cultural activities and to life enrichment events
  • Offers the transportation for surrounding communities from Wabigoon to Eagle River one day per week; rest of week services are for Dryden clients
  • Charges a nominal fee based on one-ways and additional stops
Comments
Scheduled transportation:
  • Wabigoon area: available on Mondays; circuit run consists of predetermined stops in Dryden for a fee of $2.50 one-way and $1.00 for each additional stop
  • Eagle River area: available on Tuesdays; circuit run consists of predetermined stops in Dryden for a fee of $2.50 one-way and $1.00 for each additional stop
  • Dryden residents: available on Fridays; circuit run consists of predetermined stops in Dryden for a fee of $1.00 one-way and $1.00 for each additional stop
Eligibility
Indigenous individuals including elderly, frail, physically disabled and chronically ill people
Application Process
  • Requires Intake and assessment process
  • Bookings must be made 24 hours in advance
  • Contact Community Connections Coordinator
Toll Free
1-888-838-3632
Office
807-223-7433
Web Site
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Languages
English
Fees
Minimal fees for scheduled transportation ; None for other services
Documents Required
Completed program membership (CCP) required
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated spaces available; Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with grab bar
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Social Media
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