Ontario Works

Ontario Works offers help to people who are in financial need. Learn more about OW from their website, such as: eligibility, how to apply, FAQs, forms and other helpful resources.

Get in touch with Onigaming's Ontario Works team, information down below.

Contact Us

David Kelly: Director of Social Services  (807) 484-2162 EXT. 222

Joanne Kelly: Employment & Training Support Worker (807) 484-2162 EXT. 228

Jenny Fernandez: OW INTAKE/Caseworker (807) 484-2162 EXT. 233

FAX: (807) 484-2737

OW Events & Memos

AUGUST 22ND, 2016 @ 3PM - for Income reports, Cpp Hours, & hydro bills.

Smart Serve Certification Course - Monday August 22nd. $45 per person.
Onigaming Band Office board room.
Fee will be covered for all OW clients.


First Aid Training - Monday August 29th, 2016. $125 per person.
Onigaming Round House @ 9am
Fee will be covered for all OW clients.


Employment & Training Program

FIRST NATIONS JOB FUND (FNJF) - For Ontario Works youth between the ages of 18 to 24 year's of age.
In partnership with First Nations communities, the Government is increasing the availability of training and employment services through a new First Nations Job Fund. The Job Fund supports a wide range of activities that lead directly to jobs including:
- skills assessments;
- personalized training;
- coaching; and
- other supports for young Income Assistance recipients living on-reserve.

If you're 18-24 year's of age please see Joanne Kelly, Employment & Training Support Coordinator to set up a referral.