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Organization: Barrie Native Friendship Centre  
Phone Numbers: 705-721-7689
Toll-Free: 1-855-721-7689
Fax: 705-721-7418
Address:
175 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON
L4M 3B4
Intersection: Bayfield St and Wellington St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Board of Directors meet monthly
Contacts: Samantha Kinoshameg - Executive Director
705-721-7689 ext 202 * executivedirector@bnfc.ca
Service Description: Urban Aboriginal Community Centre that provides direct culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle * provide information and support on how to apply for ‘Registered Indian Status Cards’ * provide guest speakers who will discuss Aboriginal issues * hosts a Pow Wow every year on the second weekend in June

Services Include:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program
  • Aboriginal Family Support Program
  • Aboriginal Health Outreach Worker
  • Life Long Care Program
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program
  • Akwe:go Program
  • Wasa-Nabin Program
  • Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program
  • Apatisiwin Employment and Training Counsellor
  • Indigenous Criminal Court Worker
  • Indigenous Bail Supervisor
  • Kizhaay Anisinaabe Niin (I’m a Kind Man) Program
  • Restorative Justice Coordinator

Weekly Classes Include:
  • Ojibway Language Classes every Mon from 5:30 pm–7 pm (weather permitting) * call Arlene McKenzie at 705-721-7689 Ext 216 to confirm
  • Bootcamp Classes every Mon from 5:15 pm–6:15 pm (weather permitting)
  • Cardio Classes every Tue from 5:15 pm–6:15 pm (weather permitting)
  • Zumba Classes every Wed from 5:15 pm–6:15 pm (weather permitting) * call Amaru Mendez at 705-721-7689 Ext 204 to confirm

Fees: Membership - $10 individual * $20 family
Application: Walk-in or call for information * for information about Ojibway classes contact Arlene Mckenzie at extension 216
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Open to Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis and everyone interested in learning about the Native culture
Languages: English ; Ojibway
Area(s) Served:
Barrie  
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples
Community Resource Centres
Employment Assistance for Indigenous Peoples
Health Centres and Programs for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on November 24, 2017

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