Georgian College

Site: Barrie Campus - Bldg M - Room M137

Service: Indigenous Education Services

Description (Service) Services include support services (academic, career, personal, and social), Indigenous education programs, liaison services between Georgian College staff and Indigenous communities, organizations and individuals * information and resources on Indigenous culture and language to the Georgian College students and staff 
Other programs include Niwijiagan Program (Peer Mentor Service), Visiting Elder Program (support, spiritual guidance, and cultural awareness to all students), Indigenous Resource Centre (cultural gathering place - drop in centre), and cultural gatherings  
Indigenous academic programs at the college include Shki-Miikan (New Road), Indigenous Community and Social Development, and Anishnaabemowin Language and Program Development * Indigenous Education Services also works with Indigenous communities to identify and initiate the development of new Indigenous programming and services and assists with local community-based training initiatives
Service Details
Hours Hours vary, call for more information
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Programs: all students of Indigenous ancestry Status and Non-Status: Metis, Innu, Inuit * also all other interested persons * Services: Georgian College community
Application Call for information and to make an appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
M Bldg - Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness
1 Georgian Dr, Indigenous Resource Centre: Rm M137
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9
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Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-728-1968 Ext 1318
Fax Indigenous Education Services: 705-722-1527
Primary Contact Sandi Pallister-Gougeon, Academic Program and Support Services Officer; Email:
Alternate Contact Kathy Marsden, Indigenous Education Counselor (Getsijig); Phone: 705-728-1968 ext 1316; Email:
Primary Executive Helen Pearce, Dean; Phone: 705-728-1968 ext 1811
Alternate Executive Greg McGregor, Manager, Indigenous Services; Phone: 705-728-1968 ext 1376

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