Newfoundland & Labrador Resources

These resources apply ONLY to Newfoundland & Labrador.

For more resources that apply to ALL of Canada, including Newfoundland & Labrador, see: Canada Resources

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Newfoundland & Labrador ISET agreement holders

Newfoundland & Labrador ISET program scope

Indigenous Skills Employment Training (ISET), previously known as ASETS, funding typically pays for tuition, books, fees, equipment & supplies for:

  1. up to six month job trade skill courses, e.g. construction, plumbing, electrician, welding
  2. two year college diploma, e.g. practical nursing
  3. the last year of a university program, bachelor, masters, doctorate
  4. possibly high school upgrade GED

Skills training programs that give certificates or diplomas and are specifically recognized and accepted by the industry are usually
eligible for ISET funding.

Some ISET groups also cover:

  1. wage subsidy to specific employer to help qualified person obtain employment in their chosen field
  2. apprenticeships
  3. summer student
  4. self employment
  5. applicants that can demonstrate great financial need may submit documentation requesting funding for travel / living expenses

For specific lists of which affiliations are served in Newfoundland & Labrador, see:

List of Newfoundland & Labrador ISET agreement holders

CityGroupContactPhoneEmail
Conne River Miawpukek First Nation (MFN) Colleen Lambert709-882-1272cmlambert@mfngov.ca
Corner Brook Qalipu First Nation (QFN) Monique Carroll709-647-3096mcarroll@qalipu.ca
Happy Valley-
Goose Bay
NunatuKavut (NK) Bobbie-Lee Tuttauk709-896-0454btuttauk@nunatukavut.ca
Nain Nunatsiavut Government (NG) Roberta Baikie-Andersen877-923-2171roberta.baikie-andersen@nunatsiavut.com
Natuashish Mushuau Innu Nation (MIN) Jimmy Nui709-478-2434jimmy.nui@mifn.ca
Sheshatshiu Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation (SIFN) Atshapi Andrew709-497-8522atshapiandrew@sifn.ca

Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) has ISET funding to pay for skills training, similar to CAP.

The key difference is that NWAC is FOR WOMEN ONLY, all affiliations, Status, Non-Status, Métis & Inuit.

NWAC ISET (previously known as ASETS) program scope

NWAC ISET funding typically pays for:

  1. six month job trade skill courses, e.g. construction, plumbing, electrician, welding
  2. two year college diploma, e.g. practical nursing
  3. the last year of a university program, bachelor, masters, doctorate
  4. possibly high school upgrade GED

Skills training programs that give certificates or diplomas and are specifically recognized and accepted by the industry are usually
eligible for ISET funding.

NWAC Newfoundland & Labrador affiliate: Newfoundland Native Women's Association

Benoit's Cove contact is: Jackie Wheeler, 709-789-3430, jackiewheeler@nf.aibn.com

Newfoundland & Labrador Non-Status Indian Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to Newfoundland & Labrador Non-Status Indians.

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

Newfoundland & Labrador Métis Resources

NB: There does not appear to be a Métis Association in Newfoundland & Labrador.

These ISET funded groups are available to Newfoundland & Labrador Métis.

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

Newfoundland & Labrador Inuit Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to Newfoundland & Labrador Inuit.

ITK has an education training program for all Inuit, see: ITK Amaujaq

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

Newfoundland & Labrador Advanced Education, Skills and Labour (website)

You must live in Newfoundland & Labrador for 1 year to be eligible, see Eligibility

Benefits: (Maximums)

Newfoundland & Labrador Friendship Centers (List by Region)

Friendship Centers may have some funding from other government programs, usually not ISET

List of Newfoundland & Labrador Friendship Centers

CityFriendship CenterContactPhoneEmail
Happy Valley-
Goose Bay
Labrador Friendship Center Alicia Neville709-896-8302aneville@lfchvgb.ca
St. John'sFirst Light St. John's
Friendship Center
Jenelle709-726-5902jenelle@firstlightnl.ca
StephenvillePeople of the Dawn Indigenous
Friendship Center
Patrick Park-Tighe709-643-3902admin@pdifc.com

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Updated: 2019/12/23