Provides support and guidance to urban Indigenous children (ages 7-12) who are at risk in our community. Through needs-driven activities and one-on-one services, the program incorporates traditional and cultural teachings and values to encourage healthy lifestyle choices, as well as personal and academic success.
Urban Indigenous Children
Employment training, provides employment related supports and initiatives to unemployed and/or underemployed Indigenous people living in the urban area of Dryden and surrounding urban area.
This program assists men and women aged 16 or older who are accused of criminal offences but do not have the financial or social ties to meet bail conditions.
A transportation, friendly visit and security check service. The program primarily focuses on senior Indigenous individuals; however, our clients include the elderly and frail, physically disabled and chronically ill patients.
Diabetes Educator provides one on one diabetes support services/walk-in clinics, increased access to diabetes resources, group educational session; and outreach clinics, as well as foot care services.
Our EarlyON Child and Family Centre, located within the Homeward Bound building, provides opportunities for children from birth to 6 years of age to participate in play and inquiry-based programs with an emphasis on Indigenous culture, and helps support parents and caregivers in their roles.
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.
Healing and Wellness
Ensures that the needs of the Indigenous Community are addressed by undertaking
health promotion, education, referrals and linking with
Indigenous and mainstream health providers.
Health Outreach Worker
The program assists accused offenders to better understand their rights, options and responsibilities when appearing before the courts through the guidance of a court worker.
To provide support and services for gender and sexuality diverse people within Friendship Centre communities; to utilize existing Indigenous community capacity to support self-defined youth needs from a culture-based framework; and to support a Trauma Informed approach to community-building and inclusion.
(KAN) provides Indigenous cultural based programming and community services delivered to Indigenous men and male youth. KAN focuses on engagement, empowerment and overall well being.
Life long care provides a variety of services that focus on health promotion, prevention of illness and rehabilitative care for clients. Programming includes activities geared specifically toward promoting healthier lifestyles (nutrition and physical fitness), health care management, self-care, traditional and cultural ceremonies and always strives to promote social inclusion.
This program provides services for those of urban Indigenous decent who are elderly, frail or disabled. Services include home maintenance repair (dish washing, cleaning floors and carpets, garbage disposal, rbathroom cleaning, product assembly etc.), security checks, fiendly visiting, and senior social activities.
Life Long Care
Urban Aboriginal Healthy Kids: Focuses on providing education on healthy eating and in-crease physical fitness levels for children and families; implements culture-based activities to enhance well-being and traditional knowledge.
Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program. This program is designed to increase participation in sports, physical fitness and to provide nutrition and smoking prevention/cessation supports for healthier living amongst urban Indigenous people. The program also offers and promotes better spiritual/mental wellness.
Urban Aboriginal Healthy
This program integrates key local support to help single urban Indigenous mothers enhance their lives. Our participants are single urban Indigenous mothers who are unemployed or under-employed and are motivated to make change in their lives through post-secondary education and employment.
This is an Urban Indigenous Youth Program which is specifically designed to provide urban Indigenous "at risk" youth between the ages of 13-18 with support, tools, and healthy activities that will build upon their ability to make healthy choices.