Matachewan First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Bus driver is Donna Landry
Description (Service) Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and secondary school students to attend area schools outside the community 
  • Works with Matachewan leadership in training initiatives which provide opportunities in education and job experience in preparation for employment
 
Secondary Education 
  • Provides assistance, guidance and referrals to helps with academic issues 
  • Maintains lists of students, addresses and schools attended 
  • Coordinates bussing schedules  
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance
 
Post Secondary Education  
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Provides financial sponsorship support to post secondary students
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Matachewan First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Matachewan First Nation
 
Post Secondary Education  
  • All band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Post Secondary Education 
  • Applications for assistance available at office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is Jun 15th; winter start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Apr 15th
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Matachewan First Nation  
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution  
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions  
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information  
  • Copy of voided cheque or bank information  
  • Signed student contract
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-565-2230
Toll Free Phone 1-866-781-4189
Fax 705-565-2585
E-Mail education@mfnrez.ca
Website www.matachewanfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Elenore Hendrix, Education Officer; Phone: 705-565-2230 ext 225
Site Location Community is off Hwy 66 approx 30 km SE of Matachewan, 60 km W of Kirkland Lake
Located In Community Matachewan
Address Lot 44
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 160 
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)