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Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
Secondary Student Services Program

Provides assistance and support to First Nations students attending high school away from their home community
  • Provides case management services for each student
  • Provides social and spiritual support
  • Encourages academic achievement
  • Offers individual counselling in areas students might be struggling with such as homesickness and socialization issues

Boarding Home Program
  • Coordinates arrangements to place students attending high school in Thunder Bay with a suitable boarding home
  • Provides online applications for: families willing to become host boarding homes and students requiring a boarding placement
  • Provides a Boarding Home Guidebook for both students and hosts
  • Pays an allowance every 2 weeks to boarding parents
Satum Magashazi, Prime Worker; Phone: 807-623-8914 ext 3009; Email: Charlene Bagley, Prime Worker; Phone: 807-623-8914 ext 3010; Email:
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmCrisis Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
First Nations students from any of the 24 First Nations communities within the Northern Nishnawbe Education Council and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) attending provincial high school in Ontario and Winnipeg
Application Process
Boarding Home Program
Student requiring boarding placement and families wishing to host student can obtain application at office or on website
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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