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It is the policy of Niigaaniin to provide financial assistance to persons in receipt of Niigaaniin or ODSP financial assistance who reside on one of the Niigaaniin First Nation territories. This financial assistance is provided from This financial assistance is provided from a VERY limited Discretionary Funding

The Discretionary Funding objectives are to help individuals and families.

These are some of the ways we can offer extra help. If what you need isn't listed here, please reach out to us anyways.

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We can provide up to $400 per fiscal year to help you out with:

  • dental care for adults

  • vision care for adults

  • prosthetic appliances

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We can provide a maximum of $2,250 to help you with the loss of a loved one.

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We can provide a maximum of $200 per fiscal year to support you with expenses like:

  • vocational training

  • travel and transportation that is for non-health related purposes

  • moving expenses

  • any other special service, item or payment authorized by MCSS


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Wahnapitae FN logo. Blue outline of Wahnapitae lake. Within - crane, loon, otter.
Atikameksheng Anishnawbek Logo. Purple circle with opposing feathers and a trillium flower in middle
Sagamok Anishnawbek logo. Bald eagle within the medicine wheel.
Serpent River FN logo. Yellow circle with an axe and arrow that culminate into a snake head.
Mississauga FN logo. Yellow circle with a white centre, bird in the middle.
Thessalon FN logo. Blue Outline of Canada. Man wearing a headdress. A Place of peace & freedom
Garden River FN logo. Badge with blue, orange and purple. Black teepee with the sun rise.
Batchewana FN logo. Indg. man canoeing. Background is 4 quad medicine wheel.
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