Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Record #: BAR3254
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 14 Jun 2023


Office Phone 705-721-7689
Fax 705-721-7418
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Primary Contact Samantha Kinoshameg, Executive Director; Phone: 705-721-7689 ext 202; Email:


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


Description (Service) Urban Indigenous Community Centre that provides culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle, regardless of legal definition
  • provides information and support on how to apply for 'Registered Indian Status Cards
  • provides guest speakers who will discuss Indigenous issues and topics
  • community engagement events happen throughout the calendar year
  • Programs Include:
    • Indigenous Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program
    • Indigenous Family Support Program
    • Indigenous l Health Outreach Worker
    • Life Long Care Program
    • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Program
    • Akwe:go Program
    • Wasa-Nabin Program
    • Hunger To Hope Program
    • Urban Indigenous Healthy Living Program
    • Apatisiwin Employment and Training Counsellor
    • Indigenous Criminal Court Worker
    • Indigenous Bail Supervisor
    • Kizhaay Anisinaabe Niin (I'm a Kind Man) Program
    • Cultural Resource Coordinator
    • Criminal and Family Court Worker
    • Restorative Justice Coordinator
Volunteer Description Volunteers welcome, need to provide a Criminal Reference Check ahead of time

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Programs: hour vary
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Open to Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis and everyone interested in learning about Native culture
  • Walk-in or call for information
  • To access regular scheduled programming individuals must complete intake with a BNFC programming staff
Languages English; Ojibwe - Interpretation
Fees Membership - $5 individual for Adults age 19+

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