Mission

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The Maniwaki Native Friendship Centre improves urban Indigenous quality of life through support services, advocacy, information and referrals to programs and services catered to Indigenous families living in or passing through Maniwaki.

The Friendship Centre promotes holistic healthy lifestyles, offers cultural activities and eases the transition to urban living. It also promotes cultural awareness by bridging the urban Indigenous population and local communities.

Services

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Services available in Algonquin, English and French.

Education

  • Homework assistance
  • Education support services

Youth

  • Local transportation
  • Gathering place
  • Educational and cultural activities

Cultural activities

  • Powwow
  • Traditional crafts

Health

  • Psychosocial intervention services
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Contact information

153 Laurier
Maniwaki (Qc) J9E 2K6


Business hours

  • Monday : 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 - 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday : 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 - 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday : 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 - 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday : 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 - 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. - 5 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday : 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 - 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday : 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday : Closed

Board of Directors

  • Norm Odjick, Chair
  • Johanne Ottawa, Vice-chair
  • Lynn Whiteduck, Secretary-treasurer
  • Celine Thusky, Elder

Staff

  • Charlotte Commonda, Executive Director
  • Steve Wawatie, Cultural Advisor
  • Leigh Ann Cote , Mental Health Worker
  • Teriann Cote, School Perseverance Worker
  • Shady Hafez, Mental Health Coordinator

Calendar of events

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Quand ? 14 au 16 juillet 2018
Où ? Ottawa, Ontario

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