Help our centre:
As of September 1st, 2013:
The Odawa Native Friendship Centre has changed locations
Our new location is:
- 250 City Centre Ave
- Ground Floor
- Ottawa, Ontario
- K1R 6K7
- Phone: 613-722-3811
Urban Aboriginal Alternate High School has moved!
Click for more info: link
Community Potluck Feast
Honouring Dr. Thomas Louttit
Wednesday March 29, 2017
Time: 5pm - 8pm
Location: 250 City Centre Ave.
Come witness in honouring Dr. Thomas Louttit for his wise leadership and gracious service to the community.
Special Meeting of the Membership of Odawa Regarding the Building at St. Paul's Eastern United Church
Date: Wednesday April 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
250 City Centre Ave.
The Aboriginal Family Festival - 20th Annual Ottawa Children & Youth Traditional Pow Wow
March 25 & 26, 2017
Raven's Nest Gymnasium
Admission by donation
Odawa's 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Monday September 18, 2017
Shotgun start with boxed lunch: 10:00am
Information on costs and dinner to follow
Odawa's Circle of Elders Gathering
Time of Re-awakening & Healing
Saturday April 1 & Sunday April 2, 2017
9am to 4pm
Odawa Native Friendship Centre
250 City Centre Ave.
Open to all Aboriginal First Nations, Metis, Inuit, Women, Men & Youth ages 13+, Two-spirited, LGBQT+, 60's Scoop who have experienced violence (physical and/or mental)
Entrepreneurial Skill Training Program
Wednesday evenings 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Ongoing until March 29, 2017.
Open to all ages!
Food, drinks and bus tickets provided.
Call for Volunteers
Odawa is currently seeking volunteers to help with the Children's Pow Wow in March.
New Program at Odawa - Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (I Am a Kind Man)
This program is aimed at reducing & ending violence against women. Click this link for more details.
Odawa Food Bank Volunteer
Odawa is looking for committed volunteers for the Emergency Food Cupboard.
Call reception @ 613-722-3811
Community Engagement Meeting - Contest Results
Logo & sign contest winner: Équan Liberté
Sign on building (mock-up of how it would look)
Check this Facebook link for pictures of the other entries to this contest:
Indian Tacos / Soup & Bannock Delivery
Have you thought of having Indian Tacos or Soup and Bannock brought to your workplace? Just email cateringodawa.on.ca and this can be arranged!
Odawa would like to thank Indigenous and Northern Affairs, including the Honourable Minister, Carolyn Bennett, for having Odawa bring them delicious Indian Tacos!
510 Rideau Drop-In Centre Has Reopened
The location and contact info is:
510 Rideau St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 5Z6
Please note that the hours of operation are M-F, 8 am - 3 pm and meals are twice daily at 8 am & 12 pm.
Check the poster for further info: Poster (pdf)
510 now has the following programming:
Men's Traditional Healing & Support
Every Monday @ 10 am
Snacks will be provided
Women's Support Group
Every Tuesday @ 1 pm
Crafts, songs & sharing!
Contact Carrie Diabo for more information.
Free Legal Clinic
Odawa offers a free legal clinic for those that meet legal aid eligibility. Walk ins are welcome!
Dates now changed to the first and last thursday of each month.
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm
Contact Jennifer Valiquette for more information
Food bank dates:TBA
Akwe:go & Wasa-Nabin Homework club
Ongoing - Every Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30pm
Ages 7 to 18
Ongoing - Every Friday at 3pm to 5 pm Akwe:go & Wasa-Nabin
A Drop in Centre for ages 7 to 18 at the Youth Zone Room.
House of Bushido - Jiu Jitsu
Self defense, self development, physical development, self improvement
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4 - 6 pm
Registration is required
Click for poster: (jpg) 162KB
Odawa Neeskak Toastmasters
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm
Click for link