Our 20,422 square foot Friendship Centre main facility, constructed in 2010 is located on 4 Nelson Road and offers our programs & services under one roof. With everything from administrative, employment, cultural, and educational services to our New Beginnings and Youth Site programs our Friendship Centre serves as a “One Stop Shop.” We are wheelchair accessible including an elevator to access both floors. The bright and spacious boardroom accommodates 20 people comfortably, equipped with a flat screen television and sound system for professional quality presentations. We also have a Multipurpose Room with a seating capacity of 200 people equipped with a remote control projection screen and a state of the art sound system with infrared gooseneck and hand held microphones.
With the conversion of the basement floor from office space into additional bedrooms, the property now operates as a 2 storey Hostel Operation facility. The lower floor bedrooms are mainly utilized for long-term stays and are available with both weekly and monthly rates. This property offers an environment that is both affordable and comfortable. There are a total of 46 beds, each equipped with cable television. Home cooked meals are available for our guests; Intake staff members are on duty 24 hours to provide any necessary assistance. Wheelchair accessible washrooms, equipped with showers, are separate from the bedrooms. A comfortable TV Lounge on each floor provides a homey atmosphere where guests can relax and visit.
The Hostel also provides catering to the community for groups up to 150 people, depending on the menu. There is a large catering menu to choose from and we still maintain our reputation for the best bannock in town. For further information on the Hostel Services or to receive a copy of our catering menu please contact the Hostel Supervisor at 204-677-0965.
We have converted this property into a Licensed Child Care Facility. Ma-Mow-We-Tak Mini Muks Daycare Centre will assist with addressing the child care shortage within the City of Thompson. The daycare has a total of 50 spaces available: 4 infant (12 weeks-2 years); 32 pre-school (2-5 years); 14 school age (6-12 years). We offer a hot meal and snack program as well as a morning, lunch and after-school program for school age children. For more information please contact the Daycare Coordinator at 204-677-0335.
Fox Bay Dens continues to offer affordable housing to Aboriginal post-secondary students and their families. There are 7 three bedroom units and 1 four bedroom unit which is wheelchair accessible. All of the units have remained at 100% occupancy since opening in 2007.