Niigaaniin Program is the implementation of the Ontario Works legislation that is culturally appropriate and based on community specific needs that are delivered through a client case management model within the eight North Shore First Nations.
Niigaaniin Program has 3 components, which are:
The basic NIIGAANIIN strategy is to provide the case management approach to the delivery of the program, as well as the provision of developmental support services and the provision of financial assistance with the costs of participation. This intensive, supportive strategy will ensure that financial assistance dependents are able to identify, access and take effective advantage of the services available that are relevant to their needs.
The Shpiming Nikeyaa Zhaawag program provides financial assistance, active measures and addiction services to Niigaaniin clients whose employment potential may be impeded by substance abuse problems.
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