North Caribou Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Ontario Works

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Record #: TBC0147 Last Modified: 08 Oct 2014 Last Full Update: 08 Oct 2014
Description & Services
Public CommentsTribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
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
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas ServedNorth Caribou First Nation
EligibilityMembers of North Caribou 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
Extended Health Benefits
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • you are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because you received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
ApplicationThe 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
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone807-469-5191
Social MediaFacebook Facebook
Primary ExecutiveOntario Works Administrator
Alternate ExecutiveJacqueline Crane, Band Administrator
Site LocationCommunity is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In CommunityNorth Caribou First Nation
AddressWeagamow Lake, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 158 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community & Social Services (MCSS) ; Federal - Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada (AANDC)