Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

Site: Neyaashiinigmiing - Sydney Bay Rd

Service: Literacy and Basic Skills

Record #: GBA3629
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2023
Last Full Update: 18 Feb 2020


Description (Service) Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills. Helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence.

Offers online, one-to-one and small group learning options. All materials are provided. Also offers service coordination and referrals to other services, transportation and lunch.

Programs include:
  • Anishinaabemowin language classes
  • reading circles
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)
  • independent study
  • Academic And Career Entrance (ACE) program - High school equivalency
  • General Educational Development (GED) study - for High School Equivalency Certificate
  • social media online courses
  • Mino Nendmowin - culturally responsive program features visiting elders who deliver services related to learning

Service Details

Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri by appointment. Hours may vary to reflect the needs of the community.
Areas Served Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation ; South Bruce Peninsula
Boundaries Chippewas of Nawash
Eligibility Ontario residents 19 years and older with reading, writing and math skills below Grade 12 of the Ontario Curriculum. Must have facility in English.

Residency Requirements: Chippewas of Nawash
Application Call to arrange interview. Stop in during hours of operation. Email with inquiry.
Languages Other - Anishinaabemowin
Fees None

Address and Location

Address & Map
376 Sydney Bay Rd
Neyaashiinigmiing, ON
Canada N0H 2T0
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Intersection Sydney Bay Rd and 401 Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-534-5092
Fax 519-534-5142
Primary Contact Byron Millette, Program Coordinator
Mailing Address 135 Lakeshore Blvd 
Neyaashiinigmiing, ON 
Canada N0H 2T0

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