Eagle Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Ontario Works

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Eagle Lake First 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
 

Application The following documentation is required to complete application: 
  • Copy of Canada Child Tax 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-755-5526
Toll Free Phone 877-497-9541
Fax 807-755-5696
E-Mail eaglereception@migisi.ca
Website www.eaglelakefirstnation.ca
Primary Executive Margaret Napish, Social Services Administrator; Phone: 807-755-5526 ext 234; Email: socialservices@migisi.ca
Alternate Executive Heather Gardner, Employment Caseworker; Email: registry@migisi.com
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Eagle Lake approx 25 km SW of Dryden off Hwy 502 and Hwy 594
Located In Community Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Address 1220 Ojibway Dr
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 1001 
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 1S0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)