SNP Community Student Support Resources - Trades

Post Secondary/Trades Program Updates

  • All Winter 2020 term post-secondary courses were completed via alternative formats.
  • Student placements were suspended while alternative placement plans were explored and developed; students were contacted with individual updates.
  • Admissions and applications for Fall term programs are still active for several programs. Please note that the Practical Nursing application is closed and Social Service Worker programs have been waitlisted.

Summer term programs impacted include:

Summer term programs that were postponed or suspended included the Mental Health and Disability Management (MHDM); Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention (IWAP); and the Pre-Apprenticeship programs for Welding, Machining and Cook.

MHDM and IWAP were postponed to the Fall term and will begin on September 8th, 2020.

The Pre-Apprenticeship Program start dates have been rescheduled as follows:

  • Welder: September 8, 2020 to April 16, 2021
  • Machinist
    • Intake 1: September 8, 2020 to March 26, 2021
    • Intake 2: October 26, 2020 to May 14, 2021
  • Cook – September 8, 2020 to April 30, 2021

College Programming Updates:

  • Winter term post-secondary courses are on track to finish and will be delivered in alternative formats
  • Placements have been suspended until further notice
  • Please email your instructors immediately if you have not received plans for course completion or final assignment/exam information
  • If you are having log-in difficulty with Brightspace, please email
  • The SNP 2020 Spring Convocation and Annual Celebration have been postponed until further notice
  • Take care and stay connected! We have support resources posted at
  • Admissions and applications for Fall term programs are still active.

Summer Term Updates:

  • Postponed-Pre-Apprenticeship Machinist (full-time)
  • Postponed-Pre-Apprenticeship Machinist (part-time)
  • Postponed-Pre-Apprenticeship Cook (full-time)
  • Postponed-Pre-Apprenticeship Welder (full-time)

We continue to look at ways to support students with technical challenges to complete their studies.  Students please maintain contact with your instructor, check your emails regularly, and visit the SNP website for on-going updates and resources  You can also access student support services as listed below:

Six Nations Polytechnic Student Supports:

Brantford Campus programs
Carly Jamieson, Student Success Officer
Phone or text: 519-732-0137

General inquiries may also be submitted to

Good2Talk is a free, confidential support service for post-secondary students.

Professional counselling, information and referral telephone service is available by

calling 1-866-925-5454

Good2Talk will remain open and all students can contact us 24/7 throughout this time.


Free text-based support is also available at the Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone, which provides 24/7 support by

texting GOOD2TALKON to 686868.

Text services can be accessed from anywhere and can be useful to provide a quick response to students who may not have immediate access to a private phone conversation.


Six Nations Resources

Six Nations Health Services
General health information and resources, including public health updates with recommendations when considering travel.

Six Nations Family Health Team
519 445 4019

Gane Yohs Community Health Centre
Health centre focused on family and community health
1769 Chiefswood Rd, Ohsweken,
519 445 2251

Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services
24-hour crisis line
519 445 4324

Six Nations Mental Health & Addictions
Provides mental health and addiction services.
519 445 2143

Six Nations Mobile Crisis Services
Provides children and families with immediate crisis response services in their home, school or community.
519 445 2204

Six Nations Social Services
Walk-in crisis services
519 445 2071


Qualia Counselling (available in both Ohsweken and Brantford)
Qualia are professionally trained to offer supports for a wide range of mental health concerns and life stresses.
40 Cao Lane
519 445-1929

For more information and updates:

  • Ohsweken Public Health Office @ 519-445-2672
  • Healthy6Nay Facebook Page



Brantford Resources

St. Leonards Community Services
Services include mental health counselling, housing, employment, justice and crisis. This general phone number is available to support community members with setting up an initial consultation.

Mental Health Crisis Line Mental Health Walk-in Clinic
Call 519-759-7188
225 Fairview Drive, Unit #1
Toll-Free 1-866-811-7188 Brantford
Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
No Appointment Necessary

Brant County Health Unit
A resource for all health concerns, but also the main reference point for COVID-19 in the city of Brantford if people want to ask questions or speak to a health care professional.
Phone: 519-753-2140

Canadian Mental Health Association - Brant Haldimand Norfolk location
Some of the CMHA services in Brantford include housing assistance, mental health court support, family, community and general mental health supports.
The site also provides useful information about coping with anxiety about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Phone: 519-752-2998

Qualia Counselling (available in both Ohsweken and Brantford)
Qualia are professionally trained to offer supports for a wide range of mental health concerns and life stresses.
Phone: 519 720 9922
58 Brant Ave. Suite 100