Welcome to United Native Friendship Centre

In recognition of the ever changing world in which we live, the United Native Friendship Centre is dedicated to enhancing the lives of Native and non-Native people in our community and surrounding area.

Its primary responsibility is to serve Aboriginal people with special services in the fields of social, educational and cultural development while, at the same time, building a bridge of understanding between Native and non-Native people.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Our new location is at 427 Mowat Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario. When visiting, please use the front entrance (Scott Street side.)  Programs offered at this location are:

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness
Akwe:go Programs
Alternative Secondary School Program
Apatisiwin Employment Program (adult and youth)
Children's Mental Health Program
Cultural Resource Worker
Food Bank
Homelessness Outreach Program
Indigenous Alcohol and Drug Program
Indigenous Criminal Courtwork Program
Indigenous Education
Indigenous Healthy Living Program
Indigenous Health Living for Kids Program
Indigenous Mental Health and Wellness
Indigenous Youth and Family Courtwork Program
Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin Program
Life Long Care Program
Wasa-Nabin Program
Wiisinadaa (Let's Eat!) Program
Youth Justice Program

ATTENTION ALTERNATIVE SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: To contact the Alternative Secondary School teachers, please call 807-274-8745.

COVID-19 UPDATE - Our program staff are taking appointments to meet one-on-one in office.  All COVID-19 protocols apply.  Masks must be worn while in the buildings and COVID-19 screenings must be completed before entering the building(s).  Call 274-8541 to speak to your Worker to book an appointment.


516 Portage Avenue - photos coming soo
308 Butler Avenue - photos coming soon

FOOD BANK HOURS: Location: 427 Mowat Avenue. Fort Frances
Monday - Friday
OPEN: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
OPEN:1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Please knock on front entrance (North side/Scott Street side of building) door and a worker will answer.


Urban Indigenous Proud - Zaagi'idiwin 

 Love Like Eagles

Love Like Eagles - Wake the Youth


Become a Member of the UNFC

Memberships are $5.00 per person (18 years and older) or $10.00 per family and are payable upon renewal or application. It is important that your membership is up to date in order for you to nominate, vote or stand for a position on the Board of Directors. All paid members 18 years and older are eligible for these privileges.

Note: All memberships are annual and expire on March 31st each year.

Please stop by the centre at 516 Portage Avenue, Fort Frances and apply for or renew your membership.

Membership Form

New members are always welcome!