Henvey Inlet First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students of Henvey Inlet First Nation 
  • Administers Wagamake Learning Centre 
  • Coordinates bus transportation for students attending elementary school in Britt and high school in Parry Sound 
  • Prepares education budgets and develops education policies to meet the needs of the community 
  • Receives and resolves complaints and disputes related to any education matters
 
Secondary Education 
  • Provides assistance, guidance and referrals to helps with academic issues 
  • Maintains lists of students, addresses and schools attended 
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance
 
Post Secondary Education  
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Provides financial sponsorship support to post secondary students
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Areas Served Henvey Inlet First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation 
  • All registered Band members of Henvey Inlet First Nation (HIFN) are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution  
  • The program of study must be recognized as a post-secondary program by accredited academic institution recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Application Post Secondary Education 
  • HIFN Post-Secondary Educational Assistance Policy (PSEAP) available at Administration Office  
  • Continuing students must reapply for funding each year  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance: May 30th prior to the fall semester start-date
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by HIFN 
  • Authorization to Release Information/consent form from either HIFN or institution  
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution  
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions  
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information  
  • Bank information for direct deposit only 
  • Signed student contract
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-857-2331
Toll Free Phone 1-800-614-5533
Fax 705-857-3021
Website www.hifn.ca
Primary Contact Genevieve Solomon Dubois, Education Counsellor; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 229; Email: education@henveyinlet.com
Primary Executive Millie Pawis, Director of Finance and Administration; Phone: 705-857-2331 ext 230; Email: Millie.Pawis@henveyinlet.com
Alternate Executive Lyndy McQuabbie, Administrative Assistant; Email: l_mcquabbie@hotmail.ca
Site Location Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury
Located In Community Henvey Inlet First Nation
Address Band Office
295 Pickerel River Rd
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
 
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Intersection Pickerel River Rd and Sub Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)