Here you will find all the programs and services offered by the Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre.
Click on one of the following links to go to that section.
Liaison Services Worker
Help completing forms
Our Liaison Services Worker can assist with applications for Health Cards, CPP Benefits, obtaining ID, and more! As well, we are here to work with you to navigate and connect with community resources.
If you have a modest income and simple tax situation we are able to complete your Income Tax Returns.
Alternative for paying a fine
Have a Community Service Order? We deliver the Fine Option and Community Service Order programs for Flin Flon, Creighton and Denare Beach. Eligible participants perform unpaid community work equal to the value of the fine or # of hours assigned instead of facing further consequences.
Call 204-687-8852 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweetgrass Aboriginal Head Start
Learning experiences for Indigenous preschool children while supporting parents and caregivers as the primary teachers.
Program activities address six components:
- Culture and Language
- Health Promotion
- Social Supports
- Parental and Family Involvement
Each month a theme is acknowledged:
- a colour and the teaching
- an animal and their teaching
- the moon and its teachings
Activities relate to the theme and focus on Concepts, Science, Language, and Emotional Health and well-being. Physical activity is part of the daily curriculum, as well as a Nutritional snack.
Community partnerships and networking brings information and presentations to participating families.
Programming runs from September to June, Monday to Thursday.
Our main site is located in Flin Flon, with satellite sites in Cranberry Portage and Lynn Lake.
For eligibility and registration information contact 204-687-1311 or email@example.com.
Traditional teachings, ceremonies, land-based activities, providing holistic guidance and support, delivering cultural awareness training, offering cultural supports for programs and events, and establishing protocols keeps our Cultural Advisor & Elder in demand. If you are seeking Cultural Connections you can contact our Elder @ 204-687-8850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Programming – Parent/Child Initiative
Inclusive for families and takes place on Wednesdays. Each Culture Night begins with a sharing circle of introductions of given names as well as Spirit Names if obtained, followed by a teaching and discussions of how teachings are applied in everyday life.
Held each Thursday. Families gather and learn how to make regalia:
- ribbon skirts and shirts
- jingle dresses
- hair pieces
Families are also able to get to know others, develop supports and gain knowledge on community resources.
Youth Programming – Lighthouses, My Path-My Journey-My Legacy
Programming is available for Youth to be involved in pro-social, recreational, educational & citizenship activities weekdays (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays) during after school hours, during school closures and on weekends (Saturdays).
Activities support Indigenous culture identity & preservation; equip youth with tools and resources to make informed decisions; encourage youth participation & engagement in positive environments, foster community connections and attachment; nurture mentoring and role modelling; and support self-reliance and determination.
- Wednesdays 4-6 pm
- Thursdays 4-6 pm
- Fridays 4-6 pm
- Saturdays 4-6 pm (depending on the activity, hours may be adjusted to 2-7 pm)
- Wednesdays 6-8 pm
- Thursdays 6-8 pm
- Fridays 6-9 pm
- Saturdays 6-9 pm (depending on the activity, hours may be adjusted to 2-7 pm)
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- Traditional teachings
- Hear legends and listen to history
- Drum, Sing & Dance
- Obtain your Spirit Names
- Learn and practice ceremonies
- Harvest medicines
- Land-based learning
- Drumming and dancing performances for community events
- Plan monthly activities
- Work on a community leadership project
- Help with activities @ community festivals and events
- Community area clean-ups
- Access to computers & printers for homework or projects
- Learn about healthy relationships, safe planning, coping skills
- Safe food handling
- Healthy snack prep and cooking
- Teen Clinics
- Substance use awareness
- Pink shirt day awareness
- Plant and manage a Community garden
- Sketch, draw, & paint
- Learn how to play musical instruments
- Play Ball
- Arts & crafts
- Days at parks & museums -picnics & games
- Board games, Movie nights
Employment Links Development Centre
Employment Assistance Services
Who We Are
Employment Assistance Services within the Employment Links Development Centre Project is here to help people find jobs, offer options for exploring employment and careers. We provide a variety of services, programs and referrals for unemployed or under-employed Manitoba residents in the Flin Flon and surrounding areas.
We Can Help You
- Explore your employment and career options
- Enhance Job Search techniques
- Contact with provincial and federal programs and services such as wage subsidy, skills development and self-employment programs
- Free internet, fax, phone and computer access for job search and career exploration
- Local, regional and national job listings
- Resumé and cover letter development
- Interview preparation
- Basic Computer Orientation
Delivers essential, transferable and employability skills in group settings, one on one, or through virtual means.
- Spending Plans / Banking Basics / Borrowing / RESP & Savings / Ways to Save / Money Safety
- Confidence / Communication
- Take charge of your Health
- Accountability / Teamwork / Time Management
- Reading / Writing / Numeracy
- Stress Management
- The Power in Choice
- Working With Others
- Setting Goals
- Basic Customer Service
- Point of Sale demonstrations
- Indigenous Culture awareness
- Digital Skills – Setting up an email account / Basic computer tutorials / Snopes & fake news / spotting Spam Email / Zoom
- Certificate Programs – Safe Food Handling / Smart Choices / Standard First Aid-CPR-AED / WHIMIS
- Driver Training
Building on peoples’ strengths a Job Coach is available to provide the tools and information to enhance and sustain well-being while achieving meaningful employment.
Everyone Deserves a Home
Improved access to social, affordable and suitable housing; obtaining and sustaining stable housing; and individual and community health & well-being is our aim of the Everyone deserves a home project.
Our Housing Coordinator is in constant contact with Housing Authorities and Landlords on available rental units. If you are looking for information on available rentals, including Granny’s Place transitional housing, in need of assistance with applications for Housing units; need help to resolve rental issues; seeking connections for health, social or employment services; or having difficulty accessing community resources contact our Housing Coordinator at 204-687-8855.
Come for the food and stay for the company.
Affordable home-style meals, generous portions and fast, friendly service.
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 3 pm
Dine in, order takeout 204-687-4525, or order online!
Kôkom’s Korner Gift Shop
The unique little store with gifts galore.
- Unique Jewelry
- Smudge supplies
- Birch Bark Bitings
- And more!
We’re always looking for new items to sell. We take consignment!
Monday to Friday, 9 am-5 pm
Camp Moochikun is a summer day camp that promotes healthy living, cultural awareness and community connections.
It’s a day camp for children ages 6-9 and is absolutely FREE to attend!
Contact our Program & Events Coordinator @ 204-687-8852 for dates and registration info!