Barrie Native Friendship Centre

Site: Barrie - 175 Bayfield St

Service: Akwe:go Program

Record #: BAR0258
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2023


Office Phone 705-721-7689, Ext 213
Fax 705-721-7418
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Angelle Leclair, Awke:go Program Coordinator; 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) Akwe:go (Mohawk meaning All of Us) Program is designed to provide comprehensive services to urban Aboriginal at-risk children between the ages of 7 - 12 with the support, tools and healthy activities that will build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Program components include:
  • after school support
  • peer support circles and peer counselling
  • access to recreational and sporting activities
  • referral to to other community supports
  • workshops on healthy eating habits
  • tutoring and mentoring

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, program hours vary
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Age Requirements: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s)
Application Call or email for more information
Languages English
Fees None


Service Categories Boys/Girls Clubs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ~ Indigenous Communities ; Nutrition Education ~ At Risk Youth ; Nutrition Education ~ Indigenous Communities ; Wellness Programs ~ At Risk Youth ; Youth/Student Support Groups ~ Indigenous Communities