401 N. Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7A 4P7
P. 807-345-5840
F. 807-344-8945
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Mission

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.

Children & Family Services

Providing Life-Journey Support Services

We provide a wide range of programming. Please explore our programs below.

Aboriginal Family Support Program

The Aboriginal Family Support Program is a Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) program, a community-based children’s program delivered by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

Akwe:go

This program has been specifically designed to provide a comprehensive program to urban Aboriginal children between the ages of 7-12.

Children’s Wellness Program

Targeting high-risk youth aged 7-15. The purpose is to decrease drug/alcohol abuse and to address mental health issues that may be a result of family violence.

Community Support Program

Assists with FASD Resources available to urban Aboriginal people. It offers both the traditional and contemporary approaches to FASD on-site training and consultations as well as a Child Nutrition Program.

Wasa-Nabin

Wasa-Nabin promotes cultural identity, self-esteem, educational values and career goals, and to enhance healthy choices for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Youth. We encourage our youth to lead by example and build a positive atmosphere for other youth to follow.

Waabogonee EarlyON

Waabogonee EarlyON Child and Family Centre provides environments that engage parents and caregivers as co-learners and leaders in influencing positive child, family an community experiences and outcomes.

Youth Life Promotions

The YLP program is designed to support urban Indigenous youth ages 13-24 to achieve success. The program is founded on the principles of self-determination and cultural reclamation.