Timmins Native Friendship Centre

Site: Timmins Native Friendship Centre - Main Site

Service: Apatisiwin Employment and Training

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Assists Aboriginal individuals prepare for, obtain, and keep jobs 
  • Offers employment and training programs 
  • Matches eligible clients with employers 
  • Provides employment and training opportunities to Aboriginal clients who are not eligible through First Nation, Inuit, or M├ętis agreements
Employment and Training Program Interventions
Provides financial assistance for the following programs: 
  • Apprenticeship skills training 
  • Career experience/job shadowing 
  • Community capacity building 
  • Cultural industries 
  • Employment supports 
  • Income supports 
  • Labour market partnerships 
  • Mobility assistance 
  • On-the-job training 
  • Purchase of training 
  • Self-employment assistance 
  • Skills enhancement 
  • Special initiatives 
  • Targeted wage subsidies
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Timmins
Eligibility Urban Aboriginal individuals who are looking for work or to improve their job searching skills
Application Call to register for program
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway - staff members
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-268-6262
Toll Free Phone 1-844-200-2686
Fax 705-268-6266
E-Mail reception@tnfc.ca
Website www.tnfc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Apatisiwin Employment Counsellor
Primary Executive Veronica Nicholson, Executive Director; Email: vnicholson@tnfc.ca
Alternate Executive Mickayla Bird, Executive Assistant; Email: mbird@tnfc.ca
Located In Community Timmins
Address 179 Kirby Ave
Timmins, ON P4N 1K1
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Intersection Kirby Ave and Balsam St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) ; Federal - Heritage Canada -- Aboriginal Friendship Centre Program (AFCP)