Indigenous Poverty Reduction Education Program (IPREP)

A college pathway support program in partnership with First Nation Ontario Works offices

Ontario Works and ODSP Clients:
Are you interested in attending a program at Canadore College? Do you know what program you want or do you need assistance in choosing? 

We offer specialized support:

  • Direct application to Canadore
  • Assistance with funding applications
  • Education plans/goal setting
  • Mature Student testing
  • Access to Indigenous knowledge keepers/elders
  • Supplies, laptop loans and residence subsidies 
  • Tutoring and customized support
  • Employment Services before and after graduation 
  • Bus pass while in school 


  • Ontario Works or ODSP recipient or dependent 
  • Interest in pursuing a college education between September 2018 and September 2019

For more information, talk to your Ontario Works staff for an application and referral to the program.

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Sunday Bear
705.474.7600 ext. 5548
Marissa Gillies-Linklater
IPREP Navigator
705.474.7600 ext. 5967