Chapleau Cree First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve 
  • Offers tutoring and homework assistance for students to complete homework at the Band Office 
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and secondary school students to attend school in Chapleau 
  • Offers literacy related workshops and seminars on-reserve to parents and students
Adult Education 
  • Offers help in reading, writing, math, computers and life skills 
  • Offers academic upgrading for grade 12 equivalency 
  • Offers computer literacy with training on various software packages
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Provides financial and academic support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Provides bursaries and scholarships for Chapleau Cree students continuing with post-secondary education
Hours Band Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Apr * Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-12 noon, May-Aug 
Tutoring Assistance Mon-Thu 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Chapleau Cree First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Chapleau Cree First Nation 
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve  
  • Any individual living on reserve and pursuing further education
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for financial assistance if attending post secondary institution 
  • Financial assistance is limited to available funding
  • Tutoring and homework assistance available upon request
Post Secondary Student Support Program 
  • Applications for financial assistance available online or at Band Office  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for Sept enrollment is Jun 1st; Jan enrollment is Oct 1st
Applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card 
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Chapleau Cree 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 - Cree, Oji-Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
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Contact Information
Office Phone Band Office 705-864-0784
Fax 705-864-1760
Site Location Community is approx 5 km SW of town of Chapleau on Hwy 129
Located In Community Chapleau
Address 828 Fox Lake Rd, Fox Lake Reserve
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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Intersection Fox Lake Rd and Hwy 129
Mailing Address c/o Education Department 
PO Box 400 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp but no automatic push button doors; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)