Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing

Site: Band Office

Service: Ontario Works

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service)
  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need 
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment 
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals
 
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 Band Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm * Fri 9 am-1 pm
Areas Served Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Anishinaabeg of Naongashiing 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 807-488-5602
Toll Free Phone 1-888-238-0102
Fax 807-488-5942
E-Mail copenace_07@hotmail.com
Website www.bigisland.ca
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Primary Contact Dolores Cobiness, Receptionist; Email: reception@naongashiing.ca
Primary Executive Loretta Copenace, Social Services Administrator; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 234
Alternate Executive Patricia Big George, Chief; Phone: 807-488-5602 ext 228; Email: chiefpatbg@naongashiing.ca
Site Location Community is along SE shores of Lake of the Woods, 70 km N of town of Rainy River on Hwy 621
Located In Community Anishinaabeg of Naongashing First Nation
Address Morson, ON P0W 1J0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 335 
RR 1 
Morson, ON P0W 1J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS)