Long Lake 58 First Nation

Site: Social Services Office

Service: Ontario Works

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Also belongs to Union of Ontario Indians/Chiefs of Ontario and the Ontario Native Welfare Administrators Association
Description (Service)
  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need 
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals 
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment
Participants can access a variety of programs and support services including but not limited to: 
  • Child Care  
  • Clothing Needs  
  • Community Placement Program  
  • Discretionary Benefits  
  • Drug Benefits  
  • Employment Resource Centre 
  • Employment Start-up Costs  
  • Enhanced Employment Placement Program 
  • Funeral and burial expenses 
  • Learning, Earning and Parenting 
  • Pay-Direct to Landlord  
  • Special Diets Allowance 
  • Transportation
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Long Lake 58 First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
Residents of Long Lake 58 First Nation 
Individuals must: 
  • be a resident of Ontario  
  • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food, clothing and other personal items and housing costs associated with rent, repairs and heat arrears  
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment and help with the well being of self and family 
  • sign a Participation Agreement
Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including: 
  • Assets 
  • Family size 
  • Housing costs 
  • Income
Please Note: If the applicant has a common-law partner and/or children 18 years of age and older living with him/her, they must be present for completion of the application
Application Requires booked appointment with Long Lake 58 Social Services Office
The following documentation is required to complete application: 
  • Proof of income for the applicant, common-law partner and children over age of 18 years of age 
  • Recent income tax return or notice of assessment 
  • Copy of all household expenses such as home rental lease, heat and hydro bills etc 
  • Health card 
  • Proof of school attendance 
  • Proof of assets, such as financial institutions, banks, credit unions (ie Caisse Populaire), vehicle ownership, life insurance 
  • Information about other income and money, such as a pension 
  • Proof of identity, such as birth certificate for all family members  
  • Proof of Social Insurance Number 
  • Record of Employment and/or most recent pay stubs
Long Lake 58 Social Services will notify applicant of decision for eligibility in writing; if applicant disagrees with decision, a written request to have the decision reviewed must be received within thirty days and an Internal Review will be conducted within ten business days, after which time the applicant may appeal to the Social Benefits Tribunal
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-876-2292
Fax 807-876-2757
Website www.longlake58fn.ca
Primary Contact Pauline Dore, Social Services Assistant; Email: Pauline.dore@longlake58fn.ca
Site Location Community is 40 km E of Geraldton on Hwy 11, on N shore of Long Lake and 1 km W of Longlac
Located In Community Long Lake 58 First Nation
Address 225 Otter St, Long Lake 58 First Nation
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Mailing Address c/o Social Services 
PO Box 609 
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)