Barrie Native FC

at 175 Bayfield Street, Barrie, L4M 3B4 Canada

The Barrie Native Friendship Centre exists to improve the quality of life for urban Indigenous people regardless of legal definition The Barrie Native Friendship Centre (BNFC) started in September 1987 and was incorporated in April 1988. Since its inception, BNFC has grown to serve specific community needs through programs and services ranging from recreational, education, social and cultural activities. BNFC has hosted numerous social gatherings and fundraising activities. These activities assisted in gathering support for BNFC as well as raising the consciousness of the whole community by attempting to bring people together. BNFC has existed solely on the efforts of volunteers and supporters who believe in the common vision that the Native and Non-Native communities in Barrie would benefit greatly from this multi-service Centre. BNFC is a developing Friendship Centre and is not in receipt of core funding. In spite of this, BNFC has continued to grow at a rapid pace throughout its existence. The key factor in the vision is to promote and reaffirm a strong sense of identity and self-worth though cultural awareness and education. Over the past few years, BNFC has received much encouraging support from within the Barrie community and surrounding area. Through the assistance of the OFIFC, the BNFC was able to purchase a building that will serve our purposes for the upcoming years.


Barrie Native FC
175 Bayfield Street
Barrie , ON L4M 3B4
Canada
Contact Phone
P: 7057217689
Website
http://www.barrienfc.ca

Description

The Barrie Native Friendship Centre (BNFC) started in September 1987 and was incorporated in April 1988. Since its inception, BNFC has grown to serve specific community needs through programs and services ranging from recreational, education, social and cultural activities. BNFC has hosted numerous social gatherings and fundraising activities. These activities assisted in gathering support for BNFC as well as raising the consciousness of the whole community by attempting to bring people together. BNFC has existed solely on the efforts of volunteers and supporters who believe in the common vision that the Native and Non-Native communities in Barrie would benefit greatly from this multi-service Centre. BNFC is a developing Friendship Centre and is not in receipt of core funding. In spite of this, BNFC has continued to grow at a rapid pace throughout its existence. The key factor in the vision is to promote and reaffirm a strong sense of identity and self-worth though cultural awareness and education. Over the past few years, BNFC has received much encouraging support from within the Barrie community and surrounding area. Through the assistance of the OFIFC, the BNFC was able to purchase a building that will serve our purposes for the upcoming years. The vision of the Barrie Native Friendship Centre is to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people, regardless of legal definition, by providing a gathering place that would promote unity and holistic healing in the community through a network of culturally based programs and services for the Barrie area.

General Info

Hours of Operation Monday 9 to 5 Tuesday 9 to 5 Wednesday 9 to 5 Thursday 9 to 5 Friday 9 to 5

Company Rating

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