October 1, 2021

Notice to Ontario Works Clients

Please be advised that although the MCFN office is closed today due to the water pressure issue, OW cheques will be delivered to the Northern Store office at 10 am for distribution today.
March 31, 2021

Dry Goods Food Giveaway

Begins at 9 am at the community hall on Thursday, April 1st. Drive through or walk through.
March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Funding (Basic Needs)

Indigenous Services Canada is assisting individuals and families on-reserve by providing temporary COVID-19 funding (Basic Needs) of $300 per month per Income Assistance client retroactively for three months (December 2020 – February 2021).
October 15, 2020

COVID-19 Funding for Income Assistance Clients

Income Assistance clients to receive $300 per month of COVID-19 assistance.
September 1, 2020

Carpenters, Plumbers, Electricians Needed

The Social Assistance Department is looking for skilled workers in the area of home repairs - carpentry, plumbing and minor electrical.
August 31, 2020

Notice from Social Assistance

Effective September 1st, 2020, rent payments to landlords or Board & Lodge providers will have to be done via paper cheque.
August 5, 2020

Notice to Social Assistance Clients

As of July 31, 2020, the Emergency Benefit (EB) will no longer be available. Clients who continue to have exceptional COVID-19 related needs may apply for discretionary benefits through our Ontario Works office.
April 30, 2020

Social Assistance for May 2020

Northern Store has agreed to distribute Ontario Works cheques on our behalf. For clients on Direct Deposit we will be processing payments on Wednesday, April 29th.
April 17, 2020

Temporary Ontario Works COVID-19 Emergency Benefit

The Emergency Benefit is a one-time discretionary benefit that is intended to provide emergency financial support to social assistance recipients for special services, items or payments, at the discretion of the caseworker, to address health and safety issues related to COVID-19.
April 17, 2020

Ontario Works – Emergency Assistance Information

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services announced Emergency Assistance supports offered through Ontario Works for Ontarians who are in a crisis or facing an unexpected emergency and are unable to meet basic living expenses due to COVID-19.