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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent (does not belong to Tribal Council) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
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 Centre 
  • Employment Start-up Costs  
  • Enhanced Employment Placement Program 
  • Learning, Earning and Parenting 
  • Pay-Direct to Landlord  
  • Special Diets Allowance 
  • Transportation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Red Rock Indian Band
Eligibility Members of Red Rock Indian Band
 
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 Requires booked appointments
 
The following documentation is required to complete application: 
  • Copy of Canada Child 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 - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-887-2510
Toll Free Phone 1-877-887-2510
Fax 807-887-3446
E-Mail reception@rrib.ca
Website www.rrib.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact William (Tommy) Legarde, Social Services Administrator; Email: william.legarde@rrib.ca
Alternate Contact Joanna Decicco, Employment Counsellor; Email: joanna.decicco@rrib.ca
Site Location Reserve is approx 100 km NE of Thunder Bay, just off junction of Hwy 11 & 17, 2 km E of Nipigon
Located In Community Red Rock Indian Band
Address 2 Gas Rd
Red Rock Indian Band, ON P0T 2J0
 
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Intersection Gas Rd and Hwy 11/17
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 1030 
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)