Garden River First Nation

Site: Anishinabek Innovation and Training Centre

Service: Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Youth Employment Coordinator: Darryl Williams (Bud Jones), ph 705-256-5413 Prompt #5 Ext 204; email
Description (Service)
  • Helps Aboriginal people prepare for and find high-demand jobs quickly, as well as keep them in the long term 
  • Fosters partnerships with the private sector and the provinces and territories 
  • Supports demand-driven skills development
Programs and services include: 
  • Skills development  
  • Training for high-demand jobs  
  • Job finding  
  • Programs for youth  
  • Programs for urban and Indigenous people with disabilities  
  • Access to child care 
  • Mobility assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:15 pm
Areas Served Garden River First Nation
  • Members of Garden River First Nation 
  • Most programs require the individual to be unemployed and/or underemployed and facing barriers to employment
Application Call to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-256-5413
Fax 705-256-6880
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Wanita Jones, ASETS Supervisor; Phone: Prompt #1 705-256-5413 ext 206; Email:
Alternate Contact Lee Ann Gamble, Employment and Training Counsellor; Phone: Prompt #3 705-256-5413 ext 205; Email:
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 and St Mary's River, 3 km NE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Garden River First Nation
Address 6 Shingwauk St
Garden River, ON P6A 7B2
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Intersection Shingwauk St and Hwy 17B
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Funding Regional / Municipal - Garden River First Nation ; Provincial ; Federal - Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy