Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation

Site: Education Office

Service: Employment Resource Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Assists Ontario Works participants by providing: 
  • Assistance in job searches and researching job ads 
  • Computer use and assistance to update resum├ęs and write cover letters 
  • Employment counselling in various areas including preparing for interviews 
  • Information about other programs
Offers access to the following job search tools:  
  • Access to Service Canada Job bank website  
  • Community Placement Program (for volunteer opportunities) 
  • Computer and Internet access  
  • Fax machine, phone and photocopier  
  • Information on the Enhanced Employment Placement Program (for paid employment and training)
Hours Mon, Thu-Fri 9 am-2 pm * Tue 10 am-3 pm * Wed 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
  • Members of Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation 
  • Must be recipient of Ontario Disability Support Pension (ODSP) or Ontario Works (OW)
Application No appointment necessary; operates on a drop-in basis
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-481-2536
Fax 807-481-2511
Primary Contact Charlie Windego, Ontario Works Coordinator; Phone: 807-481-2536 ext 225; Email:
Site Location Community is 40 km east of Fort Frances on Hwy 11, along banks of Rainy Lake
Located In Community Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation
Address Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 68 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M5
Physical Access Not 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)