Lake of the Woods Adult Learning Line

Area Literacy and Education Assistance Programs

Lake of the Woods Adult Learning Line

Phone: 807-468-8202

Fax: 468-3921

Location:
Suite 203, 115 Chipman St., Kenora
—across from Market Square

Services Provided:
An adult literacy program that offers individualized programming and instruction in the areas of reading, writing, basic math and basic computer skills.

Hours of Operation:
Mon. - Thur.  9:00 am.- 3:00 p.m.

Closed during the lunch hour.

Kenamatewin Native Learning Centre


Phone: 807-468-4058
Fax: 468-3995
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Location:
216 Matheson St. S.

Downstairs Residence


Services Provided:
A support program to adult persons of aboriginal descent, providing literacy, numeracy, academic upgrading, job readiness training.

Hours of Operation:
Mon.—Thurs. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,
Fri. 7:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon


Kenora Association for Community Living

Phone: 807-467-5225 ext. 5, 467-5266, or 467-5261
Fax: 467-5247
Website: www.kacl.ca

Services Provided:
A unique program offering employment services and basic literacy training to adults with developmental disabilities. Employment services include pre-employment assessment, work adjustment and job placement, job coaching, job development.

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m.-4 :30 p.m. Mon.—Fri.


Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology

Phone: 807-468-3121
Fax: 468-3601

Location:
900 Golf Course Road, Kenora

Services Provided:
Post-secondary certificate and diploma courses, adult training opportunities in the Trades, academic upgrading, GED preparation, and evening interest courses.

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mon.—Fri.


Contact North

Phone: 807-468-5503 or toll free: 1-877-999-9149
Website: www.contactnorth.ca
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Services Provided:
Access to post-secondary education without leaving your home community, in partnership with 15 universities and colleges.

Hours of Operation:
Days, evenings, - flexible hours


7 Generations Educational Institute

240 Vetrans Dr. Kenora,

Phone: 807-468-3096
Fax: 807-468-3081
Website: www.academyteched.com
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Services Provided:
Employment -based adult skills training in computer software and hardware, accounting, office administration, general carpentry, small engine repair, welding, electrical maintenance.

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-430 p.m. Mon.-Fri.


LEAP—Lake of the Woods Employment Action Project

Phone: (807) 468-1911
Fax: 468-6940
Website: www.leapforjobs.ca

Location:
25 Main Street South, Kenora -across from the Library

Services Provided:
Job search and job placement services to youth between ages 16-24 who are unemployed and out of school; and summer jobs services to students who are returning to school in the fall. Workshops include resume writing, job search tips, employment skills and Smart Serve.

Hours of Operation:
9:00-5:00 Mon.-Thurs., 8:00-4:00 Fri.


Min-O-Qwe-Ke-Ga-Bwe'in Social Services Initiative

Phone: (807) 467-8144 ext. 231
Fax: 467-2656

Location:
115 Chipman Street, Kenora

Services Provided:
Information on services and programs to Ontario Works clients of the surrounding First Nations within the Northwestern area of Treaty #3.

Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.—Fri.

Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Training and Employment Centre

For the Treaty #3 Area
Phone: (807) 468-12030 or 1-800-545-5113
Fax: 468-1813

Location:
Kenora with sub-offices in Sioux Lookout, Northwest Angle 37 and Fort Frances.

Services Provided:
Employment counseling, ;personal and career assessment, purchase of training and wage subsidies, workshops ;and referrals for Treaty #3 First Nations clients.

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.—Fri.


Aboriginal Career and Employment Services (ACES)

Phone: (807) 468-5440
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Location:
1301 Railway Street, Kenora (NeChee Centre)

Services Provided:
Assistance with resumes, cover letters, job interview preparation. Funding available for training/ tuition, wage subsidies. Services are free. Priority is given to non-status aboriginal people, status out of province, or status not affiliated with local treaties. Call for more info.

Hours of Operation:
9:00-4:30; Mon.-Fri.


Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities

Phone: (807) 468-2879
Fax: 468-2881

Location:
227 1/2 Second St. South, Kenora, P9N1G1

Services Provided:
Apprenticeship and trade certification

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri.



Services Canada

Phone: (807) 467-5721
Fax: (807)468-2881
Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca

Location:
2nd Floor, Kenora Market Square

Services Provided:
Social insurance numbers, Job Bank, Labour market information, Canada student loans programs apprenticeship incentive grant, Canadian Forces recruitment, RCMP recruitment.

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mon, - Fri.


Ministry of Community and Social Services 

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Phone: (807)468-2400 or 1-800-268-2970

Location:
720 Robertson St., Kenora

Services Provided:
Employment support services to adults with disabilities who are on the ODSP program.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.


Ontario Works

Phone: (807)468-5372
Fax: (807)468-2828

Location:
120 Matheson st. S.

Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T8


Services Provided:
Assistance with training, education, and employment supports for persons receiving Ontario Works assistance.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

 www.kdsb.on.ca

Lake of the Woods Business Incentive Corporaton (LOWBIC)

Contact: Ryan Reynard, Executive Director (807)467-4657

Phone: (807) 467-4640 Fax: 467-4645

Location:
301 1st. Ave. South, Kenora, P9N1W2

Website: http://www.lowbic.on.ca

Services Provided:
Small business loans, financing, professional business consultation and assistance with business plan development.

Hours of Operation:
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.


Northwest Business Centre

Phone: (807) 467-4643 or 467-4635
Fax: 467-4645
Website: wwvv.nwbiz.ca

Location:
227 1/2 Second St. South, Kenora

Services Provided:
A small business assistance centre providing advice and resources to succeed in small business. Services are free and available to business owners, prospective entrepreneurs, youth, aboriginals and minority groups. Services include start up advice, help with business plans, access to capital, and youth entrepreneurship programs.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.