Ginoogaming First Nation

Site: Ginoogaming Training Centre

Service: Homemakers Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides information, advocacy and support to assist elders to remain in their homes as long as possible  
  • Provides assistance with household chores, light housekeeping, gathering wood and water and needs in the home as they arise  
  • Provides accompaniment and return transportation for medical appointments and shopping in Longlac or out-of-town trips  
  • Acts as respite for informal caregivers such as extended family  
  • Acts as a social support for isolated or ill individuals
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ginoogaming First Nation
Eligibility Members of Ginoogaming First Nation who require assistance to remain in their own home due to age, illness or injury
Application Assessment and registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-876-1660
Fax 807-876-9938
Primary Contact Elizabeth Ferris, Ontario Works Administrator; Email:
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake immediately S of Longlac
Located In Community Longlac
Address Ginoogaming Training Centre
100 Balsam Rd
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Homemakers Program 
PO Box 89 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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)