Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program

Home Agency Service

Description
Offers an education to employment program for single Indigenous mothers
  • Administers a four-year wrap-around program that provides essential services for vulnerable, Indigenous single mothers to break the cycle of dependency on social services and become self-sufficient
  • Program steps include a pre-course, a college diploma course, a one-year on the job training and then assistance to find adequate employment
Provides services to assist with:
  • Affordable housing
  • Child care
  • Education
  • Employment training
Eligibility
  • Indigenous, single mothers, 19 years of age or older, unemployed or underemployed and able to attend post-secondary education in 6-8 months
  • Must be fluent in English, living in the Dryden area, able to commit to a 4 year program, have no current criminal proceedings, and at least one child 17 years or younger
  • Must have a professional reference
Application Process
Requires initial intake assessment and interview to determine eligibility
Toll Free
1-888-838-3632
Office
807-223-4180
Fax
807-223-6275
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
dnfc@dnfconline.org
Languages
English
Contact
Val Artimowich, Homeward Bound Program Manager
Email: homeward@dnfconline.org
Phone: 1-888-838-3632 Ext 2235
Fees
None
Documents Required
Professional Reference, Application Form, Criminal Reference Check, and Consent to Release Information Form required
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- No designated spaces available; Entrance -- Accessible with automatic push button; Washroom -- Accessible with grab bar
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
March 1, 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
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Dryden
  • Kenora District
  • Machin
  • Wabigoon