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Henvey Inlet First Nation

Ontario Works

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  • 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
Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation

Individuals must:
  • be a resident of Ontario
  • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food and housing costs
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment
  • sign a Participation Agreement

Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including:
  • Assets
  • Family size
  • Housing costs
  • Income
Application Process
Call Program Supervisor to schedule Intake appointment The following documentation is required to complete application:
  • Copy of Canada Child Tax Benefit statement (for children under 18 years of age)
  • Copy of mortgage or rental agreement
  • Health card
  • Information about assets owned, such as a Registered Retirement Savings Plan,
  • Information about other income and money, such as a pension
  • Proof of identity, such as birth certificate
  • Proof of Social Insurance Number
  • Recent bank statement for all bank accounts
  • Record of Employment and/or most recent pay stubs
Toll Free
705-857-2331 - Band Office
Web Site
Dorothy Contin, Ontario Works Administrator
Phone: 705-857-2331 Ext 222
Documents Required
Completed application package required
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Legal Status
Government - City
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 16, 2021
Band Office, 295 Pickerel River Rd
Henvey Inlet First Nation, ON, P0G 1J0
  • Band Office is located E off Hwy 69 on Pickerel River Rd in Henvey Inlet First Nation
  • Community is located 1 km E off Hwy 69 along Pickerel River Rd approximately 80 km S of Sudbury
  • Consists of 3 separate reserves: French River 13, the main reserve located on Pickerel River Rd approx 80 km S of Sudbury with a land area of 25.4 sq km, Henvey Inlet 2 located on NE shores of Georgian Bay approx 90 km S of Sudbury with a land area of 96.1 sq km and Cantin Island Reserve (part of French River 13 but on the opposite side of Pickerel River) which is presently being used for seasonal camping and recreational cottages only

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Hours of Operation
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1200

Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Service Area(s)
Henvey Inlet First Nation