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KOSSS offers support services to First Nations students who leave their home communities to pursue their secondary school education. Staffing include support staff at various sites which include: Thunder Bay and Sioux Lookout.. Students who attend other sites have the means of support through agencies that KOSSS liaise with through tuition and accommodation agreements, with sites like; Winnipeg and Sault Ste Marie. All other sites communicate with the Thunder Bay office for any issues/concerns.

Support workers monitor student’s progress academically, which include student attendance, course marks and any other issues. Students are encouraged to access school-run programs, such as tutorials, extra course help, etc. KOSSS continues to maintain close communication with boarding home parents to monitor the health and safety of all K.O. students. Any issues and/or concerns that boarding home parents may have are assessed and directed to appropriate staff member(s)