Nipissing First Nation

Site: Garden Village - 70 Semo Rd

Service: Literacy Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Primary Tribal Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Offers literacy, numeracy and essential skills services to assist in transitioning to employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education or independence 
  • Maintains four delivery streams including Aboriginal, Francophone, Deaf and Anglophone
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing First Nation
  • Primarily serves adult learners wanting to improve their literacy and numeracy skills to achieve goals of further education and training, employment or increased independence 
  • Must have facility in English and literacy skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum
Application Call to arrange interview
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-753-6995
Fax 705-753-5827
Primary Contact Wendy Lariviere, Education Support Worker; Phone: 705-753-6995 ext 3014; Email:
Primary Executive Fran Couchie, Director of Education; Phone: 705-753-6995 ext 3013; Email:
Alternate Executive Charlene Bellefeuille, Education Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-753-6995 ext 6995; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community Garden Village
Address 70 Semo Rd
Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
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Mailing Address c/o Literacy Program 
36 Semo Rd 
Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)