Main Contact

United Native Friendship Centre
P.O. Box 752
516 Portage Avenue and 616 Mowat Avenue
Fort Frances, ON
P9A 3N1

Phone: (807) 274-8541
Fax: (807) 274-4110
Toll Free:1- 877-496-9034
General Inquires email:

Abinoojii Gamig (Childcare Centre) Phone: 807-274-7244
Headstart, CAP-C, Prenatal Nutrition and Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Programs

Staff Contact

Sheila McMahon
Executive Director

Karen Chowhan
Human Resource Manager

Melanie McPherson
Executive Assistant

Tamara Beyak

Lori Devoe
Finance Clerk

Tara Henttonen
Secretary/Receptionist/General Inquiries

Tracy Jensen 
Alternative Education Support Worker/Team Lead

Wendy Kabel 
Indigenous Education Worker/Team Lead

Charity McMahon - Ph: 274-7244 or 271-1280
Early Learning Programs Lead

Karly Rousseau - 274-7244
Early Learning Programs Assistant

Miranda Paterson - 274-7244
Abinoojii Gamig Receptionist

Connie Calder
Life Long Care Worker

Diana Sharp
Life Long Care Support Worker

Deborah Emes
Healing & Wellness Worker

Jessica Desrosiers
Indigenous Combined Courtworker/Youth Justice Worker

Christie Brown
Family Cultural Worker

Kaleb Firth 
Wasa-Nabin Worker

Jennifer Kivimaki 
Homelessness Outreach Worker

Shelly Mallet - 274-7244
Abinoojii Gamig ECE

Kristen Kelly - 274-7244
CAP-C Worker

Vacant - 274-7244
-C Worker

Sarah DeGagne - 274-7244
Prenatal Nutrition Worker

Charla Morrisseau - 274-7244
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Worker

Darcy Kavanaugh 
Criminal Court Worker

Cheyanna West
Employment Counsellor

Autumn Windego
Youth Employment Worker

Rochelle Bird
Akwe:go Worker

Rylee Redford
Akwe:go Worker 

Dana Ward - Ph: 274-7244
Headstart Head Teacher

Courtney Plourde - Ph: 274-7244
Headstart Teacher's Assistant

Headstart Classroom - Ph: 274-7244

Shawna McRitchie - Ph: 274-7244
Headstart Resource Worker

Andy Peters - Ph: 274-7244
Abinoojii Gamig Custodian

Bridgette Thompson - Ph: 274-7244
Abinoojii Gamig ECE

Kathy Foy -
Aboriginal Healing & Wellness Worker

Dorion Chambers
Children's Mental Health Worker

Lori Leduc
Urban Indigenous Healthy Living for Children Worker

Urban Indigenous Healthy LIving Worker (adults)

Carly Pruys
Wiisinadaa (Let's Eat) Worker

Buddy Loyie
Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin Worker

Jenna Field
Indigenous Alcohol & Drug Worker

Tanya Foy-Hunter 
Cultural Resource Worker

Pam Rittau 
Indigenous Mental Health & Wellness Worker