Pays Plat First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Education Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve  
  • Coordinates and provides bus transportation for elementary and high school students to attend off-reserve schools in surrounding communities of Terrace Bay and Schreiber 
  • Provides representation on native/aboriginal education advisory committees
Post Secondary Student Support 
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve only as funding allows 
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Additional services include: 
  • Liaison between parents/schools/school boards 
  • Resource support for all students 
  • Works to acquire funding for the summer employment program for post secondary students
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Pays Plat 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 assistance if attending a post-secondary institution  
  • Financial assistance may be limited by available funding
Application Post Secondary Student Support Program  
  • Applications for education assistance and returning students available at office or on community website  
  • Deadline to apply for education assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-2541
Fax 807-824-2206
Primary Contact Valerie Auger, Education Counsellor; Phone: 807-824-2541 ext 227
Site Location Community is approx 180 km NE of Thunder Bay along Hwy 17 near Rossport, 44 km W of Terrace Bay
Located In Community Pays Plat First Nation
Address 10 Central Place
Pays Plat, ON P0T 3C0
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Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)