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Shibogama First Nations Council
Student Support Services

  • Serves and supports off-reserve high school students from member First Nation communities attending the secondary school education system outside of their community
  • Aims to prepare youth for full and meaningful participation in society by providing the best possible educational opportunities, and making student success and their safety a priority

Provides the following support and services to First Nations students attending high school away from their home community:
  • Case management services for each student
  • Social and spiritual support
  • Encouragement in academic achievement
  • 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, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake, Dryden and other communities with a suitable boarding home
  • Provides applications for families willing to become host boarding homes and students requiring a boarding placement
  • Shibogama First Nations Council is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
  • All member communities belong to Treaty #9
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Shibogama First Nations Council territory
Application Process
Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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