& Wellness



The program’s mandate is to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles, and provide culture-based programming and healing. The program provides services to individuals, families, and the community


To ensure that the healing and wellness needs of the Aboriginal community are addressed by implementing the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy at the local level in order to reduce family violence, promote healthy lifestyles, culture based programming and healing.


To deliver primarily client and participant-based services to Aboriginal individuals, families and children.  The priority focus of programming is related to reducing family violence.  To foster improvements in the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal individuals, families, communities and Nations through:

  • provision of equitable access to primary health and healing services and programs, including prevention, treatment and support, that are culturally appropriate and culturally competent;

  • building on the strengths and enhancing the capacities of Aboriginal communities;

promotion of equitable, violence-free relationships and healthy environments.


Dryden Native 

Friendship Centre

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a tradition of helping each other

Dryden Native Friendship Centre

Monday & Tuesday:


Wednesday to Friday:


Urban Indigenous

Homeward Bound

Monday to Friday:


1 (888) 838-3632

74 Queen St, Dryden, ON, 

P8N 1A4

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