Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Wikwemikong Development Commission

Service: Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Helps Aboriginal people prepare for and find high-demand jobs quickly, as well as keep them in the long term 
  • Fosters partnerships with the private sector and the provinces and territories 
  • Supports demand-driven skills development
 
Programs and services include: 
  • Skills development 
  • Training for high-demand jobs 
  • Job finding 
  • Programs for youth 
  • Programs for urban and Indigenous people with disabilities 
  • Access to child care
 
Wii-ni n'guch-tood Local Delivery Mechanism  
  • Coordinates employment and training opportunities  
  • Works as a funding source for community members through the following programs: Self Employment Assistance (SEA), Course Purchase, Mobility Assistance, and Training Allowances
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Tue 12 noon-8 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve
Application
  • Contact office to register  
  • Program details available on website
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3001
Toll Free Phone 1-888-801-9422
Fax 705-859-2000
E-Mail inquiries@wikydevcom.ca
Website www.wikydevcom.ca
Primary Contact Rae Lynn Jackson, Administrative Support Worker; Phone: 705-859-3001 ext 233; Email: rjacksonldm@wikydevcom.ca
Primary Executive Colleen Wassegijig Migwans, ASETS Coordinator; Phone: 705-859-3001 ext 222; Email: wasseyaldm@wikydevcom.ca
Alternate Executive Mary Lynn Odjig, General Manager and Economic Development Officer; Phone: 705-859-3001 ext 224; Email: mlodjig@wikydevcom.ca
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 2102 Wikwemikong Way
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Wikwemikong Way and Hills Trail
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)