First Light St. John’s Friendship Centre

Address: 40 Quidi Vidi Road, St. John’s, NL, A1A 1C1

First light St. John's Friendship Centre
Tel: (709) 726-5902                       
Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Facebook: @FirstLightNL
Instagram: @firstlightnl
Closed:Weekend & Holidays


To serve the urban Indigenous and non-Indigenous community alike by providing programs and services rooted in the revitalization, strengthening and celebration of Indigenous cultures and languages in the spirit of trust, respect and friendship.

Target Population:

Anyone, with a focus on those who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit) and their families.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

Note: Registration in advance is required for all programs at this time. You can register

online here:

  • Arts & Crafts (all ages)
  • Breathe (all ages)
  • Community Culture Circle (all ages )
  • Families on the Land (all ages)
  • Generations (ages 8+)
  • Ilingavugut (all ages)
  • Inuit Drumming for kids (ages 5-18)
  • Inuit program (all ages)
  • Mother Goose (age 0-2)
  • Rowing (ages 16+)
  • Teen Program (ages 13-17)
  • Young Adults Program (ages 18-30)
  • Yoga (ages 16+)
  • Women’s Program (ages 18+)
  • Wisdom Circle (ages 50+)

Supports Offered:

  • Housing Support
  • Employment Support
  • Cultural Support
  • Indigenous Patient Navigator Program (located at Eastern Health) Contact Solomon Semigak for more information at (709) 726-5902 ext. 602 or by email at or
  • COVID-19 Support (vaccination appointments, etc.)

Social Entreprises: