Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre

Site: Windsor - Tecumseh Rd E

Service: Wasa-Nabin Urban Aboriginal Youth Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-253-3243 ext 215
Fax 519-253-7876
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Primary Contact Elizabeth Johnson, Wasa-Nabin Worker, Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Aboriginal Youth Program (At Risk) 
* provides a comprehensive set of activities 
Social Supports: 
* address self-esteem issues, victimization issues, peer pressure 
Healthy Eating and Physical Development: 
* health impacts of poverty, diabetes and obesity 
Institutional Interventions: 
* educational access and supports, justice advocacy, prevention and intervention activities 
Violence Prevention: 
* address violence, bullying 
Youth In Care: 
* provide access supports. 
Based on a fundamental principle: to improve the quality of life of urban Aboriginal youth through the delivery of cultural appropriate services and programs
Hours Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm * and after school programming (call for times)
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Boundaries Aboriginal Youth
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Youth of Aboriginal descent
Application Call for information or to make an appointment for intake
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) * strives to improve the quality of life of the Windsor Aboriginal Community through the provision of culturally-appropriate programs  
* services in the areas of health, education, counselling and services in accordance with traditional, spiritual and contemporary teachings  
* promote Aboriginal unity and cultural identity through social events which respect and honour all the diverse beliefs of our people  
* ease the transition of Aboriginal people from living On-reserve to an urban lifestyle
Established 1981
Primary Executive Matthew Nahdee, Executive Director, Can Am Indian Friendship Centre
Funding Provincial ; Provincial - OFIFC Ontario Federal Indigenous Friendship Centres
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
1699 Northway Ave
Windsor, ON N9B 3L8
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Intersection Northway Ave & Totten
Bus Routes Transway 1C
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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