Métis Nation of Ontario

Site: Windsor-Essex-Chatham-Kent Counties

Service: Metis Nation of Ontario Community Council - Community Employment and Support Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-948-9908 and 519-974-0860
Toll Free Phone 1-800-459-8850
Fax 519-948-9908
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Contact Layne Hoskins, Family Wellbeing Coordinator, Metis Nation of Ontario; Phone: (Business) 519-948-9908 ext 11 * 519-974-0860 ext 13; Email: layneh@metisnation.org
Alternate Contact Audrey Bayliss, Community Wellness Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-974-0860 ext 15; Email: audreyb@metisnation.org
Volunteer Coordinator Janna Mawa, Community Support Services Coordinator; Phone: 519-974-0860 ext 12; Email: jannatulm@metisnation.org
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Local Metis Nation of Ontario Community Council  
* provides a wide variety of services and programs to enhance the employability, quality of life, and well-being for the Metis and off reserve Ontario residents in the area  
* health services programs 
* public Internet access workstations  
* volunteer opportunities  
* offers information and applications for applying for a Metis Nation of Ontario citizenship and/or Harvesters card 
 
Services: 
Support and development of self-government institutions of Métis people 
 
Training Initiatives: 
* employment and training supports 
* educational assistance 
* job search support 
* resume assistance 
* metis training and employment programs and bursaries  
* wage subsidies 
* self-employment 
* internships 
* summer career placements 
 
Community Wellness Worker Program: 
* promotes family violence awareness and prevention 
* referrals 
* support 
* case management 
* address existing health and wellness issues 
* sharing information with health and social agencies 
* facilitating community and cultural awareness 
* Health education 
* illness prevention 
* crisis intervention workshops 
* health promotion 
* programming for school age children and youth, seniors as well as other identified populations 
 
Community Support Services: 
* helps individuals to remain in their homes for as long as possible and to share the responsibility of care provided by informal caregivers 
* transportation to medical appointments 
* friendly visiting 
* caregiver support (which includes support, information, education, referrals to counseling agencies) 
* security check/reassurance calls 
* aboriginal support (advocacy, referrals, resources) 
 
 
Other Services; 
* Aboriginal Healthy Baby  
* Healthy Children Services 
* Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Services 
 
For a full listing of MNO offices Click Here
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Meetings Monthly Council Meeting/Call for program workshops
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Middlesex County
Boundaries Southwest Ontario
Eligibility * Metis Nation of Ontario Citizens  
* Self identified Metis person and extended families  
* Off reserve aboriginal  
* Status blind - all are welcome 
* must be a resident of Ontario 
* Métis people and family members  
* special attention will be given to those most in need of these services such as individuals affected by low income, isolation by geography, circumstances, language or disabilities, and at risk elders
Application * Registration required for some services
Languages English
Fees None - for general services; citizenship application fee $30
Agency Information
Established 1998
Primary Executive Donna Grayer, President of Windsor Metis Council; Phone: 519-974-0860 ext 11
Funding Fundraising
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Windsor Health Centre
600 Tecumseh Rd E, Suite 145
Windsor, ON N8X 4X9
 
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Tecumseh Rd E and Howard Ave
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets,Newsletter, Metis Voyageur Bi-Monthly

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