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                       
Facebook: @FirstLightNL
Instagram: @firstlightnl


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:

  • After School Program (ages 5-12)
  • Teen Program (ages 13-17)
  • Young Adults Program (ages 18-30)
  • Yoga
  • Women’s Group
  • Breathe (for parents of children under 18)
  • Inuit Program
  • Inlingavugut (for foster/adoptive families of Inuit children)
  • Wisdom Circle (ages 50+)
  • Community Culture Circle (First Nations based)
  • Creator’s Crafts

Supports Offered:

  • Housing Support
  • Employment Support
  • Cultural Support
  • Indigenous Patient Navigator Program (located at Eastern Health)
  • COVID-19 Support (vaccination appointments, etc.)

Social Entreprises: