Mission

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The Centre d’amitié autochtone du Lac-Saint-Jean is an urban service hub and a gathering place for discussion and supporting Indigenous people living in or passing through the Lac-Saint-Jean region.

Services

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Youth

  • Awetcicprogram for 3–5 year olds
  • Homework assistance for elementary and secondary students
  • Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Program

Health and social services

  • Guidance, orientation, referrals, support and counselling
  • Prevention workshops
  • Workshops to promote healthy lifestyles
  • Art therapy workshops

Employment and education

  • Employability program focused on basic skills for Indigenous youth (ages 18–29)
  • Support for job searches, going back to school and filling out forms

Cultural activities

  • Crafts workshops and transmission of traditional knowledge
  • Spiritual activities

Community and business development

  • Training sessions with partners
  • Community suppers and Indigenous holidays
  • Family outings
  • Exhibition space for Indigenous crafts
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Contact information

700 Otis, Po Box 81
Roberval (Qc) G8H 2J4


Business hours

  • Monday : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday : Closed
  • Sunday : Closed

Board of Directors

  • Élizabeth Awashish, Chair
  • Nanish Awashish, Vice-chair
  • Nancy Raphaël, Member
  • Chantal Niquay, Member
  • Manuel Weizineau, Member
  • Sharon Weizineau, Member
  • Blaise Chachai, Youth member

Staff

  • Mélanie Boivin, Executive Director
  • Annick Ouellet, Human Resources Assistant
  • Dellen Awashish, Accounting Assistant
  • Tina Weizineau, Cultural Activities Leader
  • Annie Mowatt, Community Activities Leader
  • Annélie Robertson, Psychosocial Worker
  • Amélie Courtois, Homework Assistance Educator
  • Jensy Grégoire, Skills Development Worker
  • Véronique Tremblay, Psychoeducator

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