M'Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre

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Description (Service) COVID-19 Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the M'Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre will be closed to the pubic. Remote access to program coordinators and services will remain available. Delivery of necessary health items/ food bags can be arranged. Medical transportation can be arranged by calling programs coordinator 
Provides a meeting place where individuals or families can interact to strengthen and promote cultural programs and to educate about what is important to Anishnabek people and develop awareness and strengthen knowledge of issues important to all people  
Centre provides a variety of programs* Anyone who is interested in accessing or learning about programs, can stop by the centre, call or visit website to view program calendars * Programs and activities include but are not limited to: 
Play area for children, sitting area for adults, TV, books to read, refreshments, resource library, computer's open for public use (job search, resource information, assignments)  
Canadian Prenatal & Nutrition Program - provides all Metis, off- reserve aboriginal and Inuit women healthier pregnancy choices including: cooking and nutrition * infant development * traditional crafts * exercise and prenatal classes * Services offered are: home and hospital visits * fresh food bags * weekly food vouchers * breastfeeding counselling * connections to Elders and Traditional ceremonies 
Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy - provides crisis intervention for women and children at risk * reduces family violence through awareness, education and counselling with groups for women, children, men * offers training and workshops on anger management and healthy relationships * referrals to community services 
Ontario EarlyON - Child and parent programs * support and information, see separate entry for details 
Community Action Program for Children - reduce family violence through community awareness, education and peer counselling * provide crisis intervention for women and children, advocacy, referral and workshops  
Life-Long Care Program - Assists urban Aboriginal clients to live independently and provides services for the frail elderly, chronically ill or those with physical disabilities * services include transportation, friendly visiting, security checks, congregate dining and home
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * for evening events and activities, check program calendars
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Varies by program, call for details
Languages English ; Ojibway - Programs ; If Ojibway is required, the Centre will do their best to accommodate
Fees Membership ; Family Membership: $10 * Single Membership: $5 * Elder Membership: Free
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1723 8th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3C2
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Intersection 8th Ave E and 7th St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Contact information
Office Phone 519-371-1147
Fax 519-371-6181
E-Mail admin@mwikwedong.com
Website www.mwikwedong.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/mncrc/?ref=bookmarks
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Child, Youth & Family ; Cultural & Community ; Health Care
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS Home Support Programs ; Prenatal / Pregnancy & Postnatal ; Recreation for Children / Youth / Families ; Social Integration

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