Barrie Native Friendship Centre

Site: Barrie - 175 Bayfield St

Service: Wasa-Nabin Program

Record #: BAR0219
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2023


Office Phone 705-721-7689, Ext 243
Fax 705-721-7418
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Courtney Laurin, Wasa-Nabin Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-721-7689 Ext 243; Email:
Alternate Contact Samantha Kinoshameg, Executive Director; Phone: 705-721-7689 ext 202; Email:


Address & Map
175 Bayfield St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3B4
Intersection Bayfield St and Wellington St
Mailing Address Barrie Native Friendship Centre 
175 Bayfield St 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3B4
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Wasa-Nabin (Ojibway meaning 'To Look Ahead') Program is designed to provide comprehensive services to urban Aboriginal at-risk youth between the ages of 13-18 with the support, tools and healthy activities that will build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy lifestyle choices

Program components include:
  • General Social Support
  • You in Care
  • Healthy Eating and Physical Development
  • Education
  • Justice Intervention
  • Violence Prevention

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Hours Wasa-Nabin Program: Call for dates and time
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Age Requirements: 13-18 years
Application Call or email for information
Languages English
Fees None


Service Categories Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ~ Indigenous Communities ; Nutrition Education ~ At Risk Youth ; Nutrition Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Youth Centres ~ Indigenous Communities ; Youth Violence Prevention ~ Indigenous Communities