The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre (TBIFC) is one of the “original six” Friendship Centres in Ontario, founded in 1964 and incorporated on February 15, 1968. TBIFC is also the founding member of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) which was incorporated 1971.Learn more about the Indigenous Friendship Centre Our History
History of the Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
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Halloween Family Dance & Social – Oct 25th, 2019 7-10. Click here for more information.
Healing your heart – This program is designed to provide the most effective tools for dealing with conflicting emotions caused by loss, and provide caregivers, grievers and educators with heart-helpful Edu-Therapy processes. Click here for more information.
Nishin Neen- 7 Module Anger Management Program-Click here form more information.
Family Cultural Night -Monday evenings 5pm-8pm. Click here for more information.
The Friendship Centre will be closed at noon on December 20th and will re-open Monday January 6th, 2020.
Anishnawbe Skills Development Program is proud to share that William Turtle has been chosen by Sioux-Hudson Literacy Council to receive the Lois Gray Award for Achievement. He is their Student of the Year for the province of Ontario for 2019. William successfully completed out upgrading program, went on to graduate from Humanities 101 at Lakehead University and is now studying at Confederation College. Attached here is a photo of William with his Award.
Mindful Living Mornings – Tuesdays from 10am-12pm . Click here for more information.
System Navigation Services – Click here for more information.
Appatisiwin Program Job Board – Are you looking for work? You are invited to visit the Friendship Centre to view our Job Board. Updated daily with full-time, part-time and casual positions that are available locally, regionally and provincially. Contact Apatisiwin Program for more details.
Come down and see our new Lending Library. Thank-you goes out to the Northern Credit Union for supplying books for our Lending Library.
New Hours for the Classroom Monday 1-4, Tues 9-4, Wed 9-4, Thurs 9-4, Friday 9-2pm
Family Support Program – Check out our program page for a “Calendar of Events”
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