On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Site: Provincial Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-956-7575
Toll Free Phone 1-800-772-9291
Fax 416-956-7577
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Umbrella organization for 28 Indigenous Friendship Centres in Ontario
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Sylvia Maracle, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 -- Staff working remotely


Coordinates services * directly manages and administers variety of provincial programs * information about member centres and their services

Training programs for member centres -- Aboriginal Criminal Courtworker Program, Aboriginal Family Courtworker Program, Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program, Life Long Care Program (for those who need home care support), as well as alcohol, drugs, violence against women and other health programs * Apatisiwin Program -- Aboriginal employment assistance services * participates in Aboriginal or joint Aboriginal and government managed initiatives

No direct advocacy services to individuals
Hours COVID19 -- office closed but staff working remotely Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Open to all
Application Call, drop in or visit the website
Languages English
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown East
Address & Map
219 Front St E
Toronto, ON M5A 1E8
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Intersection Sherbourne St and Front St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Indigenous Peoples
HCSD Sub Heading All Services for Indigenous Peoples
Service Categories Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues ; Program Development Funds ~ Employment Issues ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues

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