"Mii Maampii Gikendaas'ya - This is Where I Have Knowledge" Project Community Survey
1. Welcome to Mii Maampii Gikendaas'ya Project's Community Survey
Through Mamaweswen North Shore Tribal Council, the Niigaaniin Services is a regional service that provides decentralized employment and financial assistance under the Ontario Works (OW), Employment Ontario and Youth Job Connect legislations to individuals who are the most vulnerable within our eight (8) First Nation communities: Batchewana First Nation, Garden River First Nation, Thessalon First Nation, Mississauga First Nation, Serpent River First Nation, Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, Atikmeksheng Anishnawbek First Nation, and Wahnapitae First Nation.
Programs and supports delivered through Niigaaniin Services include:
Financial Assistance: Ontario Works (OW) & Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) on-reserve
Employment Assistance: OW & ODSP on-reserve
Anishnawbek Ehnkiijik: Employment Services within traditional territory
Mino Bimaadizidaa: Cultural services & Self-Development through Youth Job Connect within traditional territory
Aanish Naa: Mental health, grief and trauma counseling, cultural services & addictions counseling within traditional territory
Kinoomaagwewin: Land-based cultural camp for OW individuals and families
Niigaaniin Services is examining the Employment Skills and Traditional Skills within the North Shore Tribal Council catchment area.
Please complete our survey to help us better understand current workforce needs and challenges in our communities that will assist Niigaaniin Services in our future planning and development.