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Shoal Lake 40 First Nation

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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 Shoal Lake 40 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
The following documentation is required to complete application:
  • Copy of Canada Child 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
807-733-2315 - Band Office
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Mailing Address
Shoal Lake #40 Band Office
PO Box 6, Kejick Post Office
Shoal Lake, ON, P0X 1E0
Miranda Redsky, Social Services Administrator
Documents Required
Completed application package required
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Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 17, 2023
Band Office
Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, ON, P0X 1E0
  • Functions as the Band Office of the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
  • Reserve is approx 67 km SW of Kenora, 200 km E of Winnipeg and straddles border between Ontario and Manitoba
  • Consists of 3 reserves: Shoal Lake 40, the main reserve (10 sq miles) containing community of Indian Bay, Manitoba; Shoal Lake 34B2 Indian Reserve; and Agency 30 which is shared with 12 other First Nations
  • Community cut off from mainland for many years until construction of Freedom Road began May 2017
  • Jun 3rd, 2019 marked the completion and opening of Freedom Road with Shoal Lake 40 finally connected to the TransCanada Hwy

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Hours of Operation
0900 to 1600
0900 to 1600
0900 to 1600
0900 to 1600
0900 to 1600

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Shoal Lake 40 First Nation