Matawa First Nations Management

Site: Matawa First Nations Management

Service: Non Profit Housing Corporation

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Description & Services
Public Comments Applications and information available ONLY through: 
Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) 
Central Housing Registry 
231 May St S., Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B5 
Toll-free: 1-877-281-2958 
Fax: 807-623-4902 
Head Office 
Ginoogaming First Nation 
P.O. Box 1085, Longlac, ON P0T 2A0 
Phone: 807-876-9750 
Fax: 807-876-9752
Description (Service) Owns and operates rent-geared-to-income housing for low or modest income persons in Thunder Bay
Properties include: 
  • Four 2-bedroom semi-detached homes 
  • Eight 3-bedroom semi-detached homes; one is modified to accommodate special needs
Hours Matawa Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Central Housing Registry: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Constance Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Ginoogaming First Nation ; Long Lake 58 First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; Webequie First Nation
  • Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Matawa Territory and have low or modest income 
  • For further eligibility requirements through the Thunder Bay District Social Services & Administration Board see website
  • Must apply through the Central Housing Registry at Thunder Bay District Social Services and Administration Board (TBDSSAB) 
  • Applicants are placed on a wait list used by Matawa and other social housing providers
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Matawa Thunder Bay: 807-344-4575 
Matawa Non-Profit Housing Head Office: 807-876-9750 
Central Housing Registry: 807-766-2112
After Hours Phone Tenants Emergency Assistance: On-call Pager 807-624-4901
Fax 807-344-2977
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Primary Executive Tom Friday, Maintenance Supervisor; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3676; Email:
Alternate Executive David Paul Achneepineskum, Chief Executive Officer, Matawa First Nations Council; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3650; Fax: 807-344-2977; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 233 Court St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2X9
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Intersection Court St S and John St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels ; Lower level not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)