The First Nations are assisted and advised in the delivery of their Social Assistance programs. Advisory services are also provided in the areas of Child care and Adult Care program development. The team leads and implements research and analysis on new initiatives and announcements of policy changes by the various levels of government.
The Social Development team monitors the income assistance program, including its primary components: Basic Needs, In-Home Care, Special Needs, Burials and the Work Opportunity Program. The Social Development team assists with reporting requirements and administering funding. In addition, the team can advocate on behalf of the First Nations and clients with ISC and other agencies.
Social Development Staff
Terry McKellep, Manager of Social Development Gene Bercier, Social Dev. Advisor
Shannon Dionne, Administrative Assistant
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM (PESP)
Vacant, PESP Coordinator Jonathon Sayese, Support Worker
Brenda Ladouceur, Support Worker Lorenda Villeneuve, Support Worker
Kirk Moore, Data Clerk Olivia McLeod, Data Clerk
Swampy Cree Tribal Council
The Pas, MB, R9A 1K4
Highway 10 North
Toll Free: 1-800-442-0459
Winnipeg Office (204) 989-4800