Ontario Works

Nipissing First Nation Ontario Works department is a program designed to meet and address the needs of clients & ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program).

There are two types of assistance provided under the program:

  • Financial / Income Assistance
  • Employment Assistance

Nipissing First Nation Ontario Works department provides employment assistance to individual community members.  The department abides by and within regulations and the Ontario Works Act pertaining to the financial and employment sector of its service delivery.

Learn more about Employment Assistance

Forms & Resources


Contact Information

Ginger Penasse, Ontario Works Administrator
705-753-2050 ext. 1324 | gingerp@nfn.ca

Melissa Leclerc, Ontario Works Caseworker
705-753-2050 ext. 1257  |  melissal@nfn.ca

Lisa Vega, Ontario Works Employment Support Worker
705-753-2050 ext. 1329 | lisav@nfn.ca

Rebecca Commanda, Food Bank Coordinator
705-753-6972  |  beckyc@nfn.ca

Office Address:                36 Semo Road, Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
Telephone: 705-753-2050     Fax: 705-753-2527

Satellite Office:                Nbisiing Secondary School
469 Couchie Memorial Drive, North Bay, ON P1B 8G5