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To develop a sense of Native community in the City of Thunder Bay with opportunities for involvement and control by community members in addressing the issues that affect their lives.

Special Events

Niishin Neen - Cultural Based Anger Management Program

Every Thursday starting June 22nd, 2017 @ Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre 10:30am-12pm.

Call Terri at 345-5840 ext 9059 to register.

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Awakening our Leadership Spirit

Aboriginal Youth Leadership Program offers self, community and cultural development to the next generation of community leaders.


Youth Council

Tuesdays 11-2pm at TBIFC for ages 13-25.  Food and bus tickets will be provided.  For more information contact Lisa or Brianne @ 345-5840 ext 9084



Drum Social

6-8:30pm @TBIFC

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New Hours for the Classroom.

Monday 1-4, Tues 9-4, Wed 9-4, Thurs 9-4, Friday 9-2pm

Crisis Response Services

This is a community based crisis support program for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.  It is available for all ages.   In Thunder Bay call 807-346-8282.  District of Thunder Bay 1-888-269-3100.  TTY: 1-888-269-3100.

Food Bank

The Food Bank is open the 3rd Tuesday of every month 1:30 – 3:30pm

Healthy Smiles Healthy Kids.

Now there is a no-cost dental program for kids 17 and under that includes check-ups, fillings, x-rays and more.  Find out if your child qualifies.  Call the Health Unit at 625-5900 or toll free at 1-888-294-6630 or visit

Anishnawbe Skills Development Program:

We will now be offering child care expenses to “eligible learners”.   Please contact Walter for further information.

Where to get food in Thunder Bay.

Click here for a list of Food Programs and Food Banks