Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-721-7689
Toll Free Phone 1-855-721-7689
Fax 705-721-7418
Website www.barrienfc.ca
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Located In Community Barrie
Address 175 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON L4M 3B4
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and Wellington St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Samantha Kinoshameg, Executive Director; Phone: 705-721-7689 ext 202; Email: executivedirector@bnfc.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
* Center is currently open by appointment only * safety restrictions are in place * view details here or on BNFC Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BarrieNativeFriendshipCentre/videos/2652370428353034 * some programs and workshops are still available online and can be accessed at Barrie Native Friendship Centre Facebook * for more information or support call 705-721-7689 or email v.kennedy@bnfc.ca or executivedirector@bnfc.ca 
 
 
Regular Service 
Urban Aboriginal Community Centre that provides direct culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle * provide information and support on how to apply for ‘Registered Indian Status Cards’ * provide guest speakers who will discuss Aboriginal issues * hosts a Pow Wow every year on the first weekend in June 
 
Services Include:  
* Aboriginal Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program 
* Aboriginal Family Support Program 
* Aboriginal Health Outreach Worker 
* Life Long Care Program  
* Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program  
* Akwe:go Program 
* Wasa-Nabin Program  
* Hunger To Hope Program 
* Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program  
* Apatisiwin Employment and Training Counsellor 
* Indigenous Criminal Court Worker 
* Indigenous Bail Supervisor 
* Kizhaay Anisinaabe Niin (I’m a Kind Man) Program 
* Restorative Justice Coordinator 
 
Weekly Classes Include:  
* Ojibway Language Classes every Mon from 5:30 pm–7 pm (weather permitting) * call Arlene McKenzie at 705-721-7689 Ext 216 or Vanessa Kennedy Ext 223 to confirm  
* Bootcamp Classes every Mon from 5:15 pm–6 pm (weather permitting)  
* Cardio Classes every Tue from 5:15 pm–6 pm (weather permitting)  
* Okichitaw Barrie (Martial Arts) 6:00 pm-7:00 pm (weather permitting) * call Amaru Mendez at 705-721-7689 Ext 204 to confirm
Hours COVID-19 Response * Currently open by appointment only 
 
Regular Hours 
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Board of Directors meet monthly
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Open to Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis and everyone interested in learning about Native culture
Application Walk-in or call for information * for information about Ojibway classes contact Arlene Mckenzie at extension 216 or Vanessa Kennedy ext 223
Languages English - Reception, Interpretation ; Ojibway
Fees Membership - $5 individual for Adults age 19+
Other Details
Established April 11th, 1988
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

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