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Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9

Organization: Slate Falls Nation - Band Office - Ontario Works  
Phone Numbers: 807-737-5700
Fax: 1-888-431-5617
c/o Ontario Works
General Delivery
Slate Falls, ON
P0V 3C0
Street Address:
48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls
Location: Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 1 pm-5 pm
Executives: Wendy Carpenter - Ontario Works Manager
807-737-5700 ext 106
Elsie Sakakeesic - Band Administrator
Service Description:
  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment

  • Participants can access a variety of programs and support services including but not limited to:
    • Child Care
    • Clothing Needs
    • Community Placement Program
    • Discretionary Benefits
    • Drug Benefits
    • Employment Resource Center
    • Employment Start-up Costs
    • Enhanced Employment Placement Program
    • Learning, Earning and Parenting
    • Pay-Direct to Landlord
    • Special Diets Allowance
    • Transportation

    Fees: None
    Application: The following documentation is required to complete application:
    • Copy of Canada Child Benefit statement (for children under 18 years of age)
    • Copy of mortgage or rental agreement
    • Health card
    • Information about assets owned, such as a Registered Retirement Savings Plan
    • Information about other income and money, such as a pension
    • Proof of identity, such as birth certificate
    • Proof of Social Insurance Number
    • Recent bank statement for all bank accounts
    • Record of Employment and/or most recent pay stubs
    Eligibility / Target Population: Members of Slate Falls Nation

    Individuals must:
    • be a resident of Ontario
    • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food and housing costs
    • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment
    • sign a Participation Agreement

    Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including:
    • Assets
    • Family size
    • Housing costs
    • Income
    Languages: English * Interpretive Services
    Language Notes: Ojibway, available upon request
    Area Served:
    See Also: Government Services - Information

    This information was last completely updated on July 10, 2018

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