Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Making a difference
one community at a time

Infants (0-18mo)

Basic Needs

Barrie Native Friendship Centre

Urban Aboriginal Community Centre that provides direct culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle * provide information and support on how to apply for ‘Registered Indian Status Cards’ * provide guest speakers who will...

Beausoleil Family Health Centre - Christian Island - Mkade Kegwin Miikan

Health centre providing family medical care and community-based health programs * team of nurses and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services

Georgian Bay Native Women's Association

A nonprofit organization responsible to the native women and children in the area offering: CAP-C Children's Cultural Program offers social, cultural, educational and recreational programs including traditional and clan teachings, legends and storytelling, craft making, full moon and...

Orillia Native Women's Group

Programs and services include Prenatal classes * Community Action Program for Children * nutrition information * traditional birth * traditional parenting * breastfeeding support * hospital/home visit * community kitchens * parenting group * nutrition and health related workshops *...

Rama Health Centre

Services include: Dr. Rachael Sheppard MD, CCFP (available Tuesday pm and Thursday) immunizations chiropody clinic (available Tuesday and Thursday) dietitian (weekly) naturopath (monthly) massage therapist (monthly) prenatal classes

Métis Nation of Ontario - Midland - Metis Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Program that * helps parents-to-be and parents of children up to age 6 find the resources and supports to give their children a good start in life * supports families experiencing difficulty in raising children facing developmental, cognitive or psychosocial problems * ensures...

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

Urban Aboriginal Community Centre that provides direct culturally appropriate programs and services to community members throughout all stages of the life cycle * provide information and support on how to apply for ‘Registered Indian Status Cards’ * provide guest speakers who will discuss Aboriginal issues * hosts a Pow Wow every year beginning of September.

Child Welfare Services

Beausoleil Child and Family Services

Child Welfare Prevention, Prevention Programming, Parenting programs, Youth programming for Children and Youth Ages 6-18 years

Rama Community and Family Services - Community and Family Services

Rama Community and Family Services is an advocate of the safety, health and well being of the Rama community in the body, mind, spirit and emotions; work toward creating awareness for the protection and safety of children.

Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services

Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child & Family Services is a multi-service Indigenous wellbeing agency. We provide a stable foundation for children, youth, and families, through wraparound services that are culturally-based and family-focused. We seek to support our families in the way they deserve, with care and authenticity, and by recognizing and respecting spirit. We form a holistic, inclusive, and nonjudgmental circle of care.

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions - Barrie Branch

Provides child protection services * abuse prevention programs * family support * adoption services under the Child and Family Services Act

Health & Healing

Beausoleil Family Health Centre - Christian Island - Mkade Kegwin Miikan

Health centre providing family medical care and community-based health programs * team of nurses and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services

Rama Health Centre

Services include: Dr. Rachael Sheppard MD, CCFP (available Tuesday pm and Thursday) immunizations chiropody clinic (available Tuesday and Thursday) dietitian (weekly) naturopath (monthly) massage therapist (monthly) prenatal classes

Wahta Mohawk First Nation - Health Services Department

Health services department for Wahta Mohawk First Nations

Parry Sound Health Centre - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

The Parry Sound Health Centre (PSHC) provides culturally appropriate health services in five First Nations (FN) communities: Magnetawan FN, Shawanaga FN, Wasauksing FN, Moose Deer Pt. FN and Wahta Mohawk Territory.

Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre - Midland

The CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre offers primary health care to registered clients, including the services of doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, dieticians, community health workers, health promoters, physiotherapists, and mental health and addictions counsellors.

Enaahtig Healing Lodge and Learning Centre

Health centre providing family health care and * residential and non residential programs * referrals to other regional health services

Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle - Central Region

Programs and services focusing on the education, prevention, and management of diabetes in Indigenous communities, both on and off-reserve

Mental Health & Addiction Services

Beausoleil Family Health Centre - Christian Island - Mkade Kegwin Miikan

Health centre providing family medical care and community-based health programs * team of nurses and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services

Rama Health Centre

Services include: Dr. Rachael Sheppard MD, CCFP (available Tuesday pm and Thursday) immunizations chiropody clinic (available Tuesday and Thursday) dietitian (weekly) naturopath (monthly) massage therapist (monthly) prenatal classes

Wahta Mohawk First Nation - Health Services Department

Health services department for Wahta Mohawk First Nations

Kinark Child and Family Services - Simcoe County Region - Barrie Office

Range of children's mental health services including crisis services * individual and family counselling * office, home-based and group programs * day treatment (Section 23 classrooms) * residential treatment * multidisciplinary team of professionals from the fields of social work,...

Moose Deer Point First Nation - MacTier - Twelve Mile Bay Rd

Health services department of Moose Deer Point offering: cultural awareness sessions illness and injury prevention workshops health promotion and educational workshops on a variety of health issues such as cancer and alzheimer’s blood pressure screening and monitoring pre-natal...

Kinark Child and Family Services - Simcoe County Region - Midland Office

Range of children's mental health services including crisis services * individual and family counselling * office, home-based and group programs * day treatment (Section 23 classrooms) * residential treatment * multidisciplinary team of professionals from fields of social work, child...

Smith (Dr Tim) Psychologist - Barrie - Counselling and Assessment Services

Counselling and assessment services for children, teens, and adults * counselling to help overcome anxiety, addictions and compulsive behavior problems, ADHD, behavioral problems, codependency, depression, family of origin issues, post traumatic stress disorder, relationship and...

Barrie Native Friendship Centre - Aboriginal Family Support Program

Meets the needs of families in the community through culturally based programs designed to bring parents and their children together * develop and enhance healthy social skills, motor skills and cognitive development * address the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being...

Parenting & Parent/Child Programs

Beausoleil First Nation Parent Child Resource Centre

Provides support to parents of infants through * child development workshops * a medical and a children's resource library * monthly recreational activities * education on healthy eating with traditional options * prenatal education, support and health care services * equipment for...

Georgian Bay Native Women's Association

A nonprofit organization responsible to the native women and children in the area offering: CAP-C Children's Cultural Program offers social, cultural, educational and recreational programs including traditional and clan teachings, legends and storytelling, craft making, full moon and...

Orillia Native Women's Group

Programs and services include Prenatal classes * Community Action Program for Children * nutrition information * traditional birth * traditional parenting * breastfeeding support * hospital/home visit * community kitchens * parenting group * nutrition and health related workshops *...

Barrie Native Friendship Centre - Aboriginal Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program

Assists Aboriginal families to provide the best opportunities for healthy development for children 0 – 6 years of age through education, family home visiting, service coordination and referrals

Métis Nation of Ontario - Midland - Metis Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Program that * helps parents-to-be and parents of children up to age 6 find the resources and supports to give their children a good start in life * supports families experiencing difficulty in raising children facing developmental, cognitive or psychosocial problems * ensures...

Métis Nation of Ontario - Midland - Georgian Bay Metis Council

Council provides local government to Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens and promotes its inherent right to self-government.

Orillia Native Women's Group

Programs and services include Prenatal classes * Community Action Program for Children * nutrition information * traditional birth * traditional parenting * breastfeeding support * hospital/home visit * community kitchens * parenting group * nutrition and health related workshops *...

Pre & Post-Natal Services

Barrie Native Friendship Centre - Aboriginal Healthy Babies/Healthy Children Program

Assists Aboriginal families to provide the best opportunities for healthy development for children 0 – 6 years of age through education, family home visiting, service coordination and referrals

Métis Nation of Ontario - Midland - Metis Healthy Babies, Healthy Children

Program that * helps parents-to-be and parents of children up to age 6 find the resources and supports to give their children a good start in life * supports families experiencing difficulty in raising children facing developmental, cognitive or psychosocial problems * ensures...

Orillia Native Women's Group

Programs and services include Prenatal classes * Community Action Program for Children * nutrition information * traditional birth * traditional parenting * breastfeeding support * hospital/home visit * community kitchens * parenting group * nutrition and health related workshops *...

Georgian Bay Native Women's Association

A nonprofit organization responsible to the native women and children in the area offering: CAP-C Children's Cultural Program offers social, cultural, educational and recreational programs including traditional and clan teachings, legends and storytelling, craft making, full moon and...

Advocacy & Social Action

Enaahtig Healing Lodge and Learning Centre - Orillia Location - Outreach Mental Health Team

This program offers mental health case management, care and support for individuals living with a mental health disorder or concurrent disorders. In a Shared Care format we work with other Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal service providers. We employ an Aboriginal cultural approach...