LCSSD Free Winter Gear for Low Income Individuals

LCSSD Income Assistance program will be offering low-income individuals and families free winter gear. See the poster below for more details.

Please call Brandey Barnaby at 418-788-2909 to make an appointment to fill out the required paperwork or for more information.

Muin Ji’j Center Before & After School Program Registration

Muin Ji’j Center Before & After School Program Registration

Registration for the Muin Ji’j Center before and after school program will be held Thursday, September 14th at 10AM, at the LCSSD building, 2 GEF St.

This program is open for children in Nursery to Grade 1. Should parents choose to pre-fill forms needed for registration, they may access them in the link below.

For more information, please contact Alicia Simon at 418-788-3039.

Click here for the registration form!


Important Notice for Our Community and Our Services

Our community has experienced tremendous loss with the passing of four community members the past four weeks. The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government, through the Office of Chief and Council, Executive Office, and Listuguj Community Social Services Directorate (LCSS), have coordinated support services for community members as our relatives begin their respective journey into the Spirit World.

All community members and LMG Staff are welcome to access the following services:

  • Tobacco was offered and a Sacred Fire was lit Wednesday, May 11 at 7:00 pm. The Sacred Fire will continue until Thursday, May 12 at 5:00 pm at the Healing Grounds.
  • Support is available on-site throughout the duration of the Sacred Fire.
  • The LCSS has arranged for grief counselling to start at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday at the Healing Grounds.
  • There will be soup, sandwiches, and snacks available at the Healing Grounds throughout the day on Thursday.
  • Counselling services are available after the sacred fire has ended.

If you can volunteer as a sacred fire keeper, please go to the Healing Grounds, and seek out Roseanne or Christine.

A friendly reminder that the Listuguj Community Health Services will be closed on May 12, 2022. Alaqsite’w Gitpu School will remain open, but there will be no classes.

In addition to these services, we would like to remind staff that they are eligible for time off through our LMG HR Bereavement Policy. Community members previously scheduled for appointments for May 12, 2022, are encouraged to confirm their appointments prior to attending.

On behalf of the Office of Chief and Council and Executive Office we extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of Brenda Lee Barnaby, Edmond Condo, Mark Wysote, and Patsy Gray.



Social Assistance Office Closed This Friday

An important notice that the Social Assistance Office will be closed Friday April 8, 2022 for to Staff Day.

Operations will continue Monday April 11th, 2022.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


Public Notice – Listuguj Youth and Family Center closed January 26 & 27, 2022



The Listuguj Youth and Family Center will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday, January 26th) and Thursday (January 27th) as our staff will be having professional development days

(This includes all programs: After-School Program, Tween and Teen Nights; with the exception of the Listuguj Archery Club that will be running from 6-9pm for those participants on Thursday (January 27th). The weight room will be open from 8:30am-4:30pm on these days by appointment only. Thank you for your consideration.

Notice from the Listuguj Youth & Family Center

Notice to Community Members and Public,

The Listuguj Youth and Family Center will be closed tomorrow ( Thursday, January 20th) as our staff will be having a professional development day.

*This includes all programs as well as the weight room*

Please note, The Listuguj Archery Club will continue as scheduled from 6-9 p.m.

We thank everyone in advance for their understanding.


Every Child Matters T-Shirt Giveaway

The Adult and Elderly Care Program will be at the Food Bank early Tuesday, September 28, 2021 to hand out “Every Child Matters” T-shirts, buttons and bags.  There is a limited supply on the T shirts and will only be given to the first 15 Elders. One per household only. On behalf of The Adult and Elderly Care Program, be happy, healthy, and safe.


Ground Breaking Ceremonies this Afternoon

A special reminder that we will have two Ground Breaking Ceremonies this afternoon August 17th, 2021.
The first one will be for the new Social Services building at 1:45pm outside in front of the Gignu.
The second Ceremony will be for the new Natural Resource building (NR2) which will be held at 3:30pm outside at Natural Resources (44 Dundee).
We encourage everyone to please, wear a mask and practice safe COVID-19 guidelines.
We hope to see you there!

Impact of COVID-19 Workshop and August Workshops Postponed

August 12th, 2021 – In light of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our community, the Listuguj Adult and Elderly Care program has announced that they will be postponing all workshops for the month of August including the Impact of COVID-19 Workshop scheduled for today until further notice.

Please stay safe and continue to follow all standard COVID-19 safety protocols.

Parents and Guardians call out for Focus Group Session for LCSSD

The Listuguj Community Social Services Directorate (LCSSD) is working to improve the services delivered by the Listuguj Youth and Family Center.

In order to achieve these goals, LCSSD is asking for Parents/Guardians to reach out and participate in a focus group with the following topics:

  • After School program ages 5-12
  • Youth summer camps
  • Regular Youth Center hours.

The focus group will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 6:00pm. The location will depend on the number of parents/guardians interested.

****Prizes will be drawn at the end of the session, as well refreshments*****

If you are interested or want to learn more, please call Tracy Morrison 418-788-3039 or email

LCSSD are looking forward to hearing from you as they are striving for better deliver to services for our children within our Community and WANT to hear from you!