Fort Smith Community Session

Help is still available. To register for a session call us at 1-877-515-7525 or book a session using the link below:

EVENT OVERVIEW INFOGRAPHIC – IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL

Preparing for Your Session

It is important for you to bring your photo ID with you to your session, to support your claim application. If you have a Claim Form or personal narrative that you have already started, please bring it with you so we can build on the work you have already done.

Preparation Checklist:

  1. Photo ID
  2. Claim Form and personal narrative (if you’ve started it)
  3. Face covering
  4. Support person

Acceptable forms of valid government-issued identification include:

  • Social insurance card
  • Driver’s license card
  • Provincial/territory photo card
  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Old age security (OAS) identification card
  • Firearms possession and acquisition license (PAL)
  • Official military ID
  • Nexus card
  • Bring Your ID (BYID) card (age of majority card)
  • Permanent resident card
  • U.S. state ID
  • Certificate of Canadian citizenship
  • Indian status card
  • Certificate of Indian status (CIS)
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS)
  • Land claim beneficiary card (Inuit)

Please note that health cards are NOT acceptable forms of ID for privacy reasons. Membership cards issued by an organization, or cards issued by a city, municipality or region are also not acceptable forms of ID, as they are not issued by a state, provincial, territorial or federal government.

If you do not have any of the above forms of ID, you can fill out a Sworn Declaration at Part 6 of the Claim Form.

Our Community Support Team is available to answer questions about our service and assist with booking, changing or cancelling an appointment. You can call us at 1-877-515-7525 or email us at idscommunitysupport@argylepr.com.

 

Our team

Taylor Sparklingeyes

I am a Cree woman with German background. I am from Whitefish Lake First Nation in northern Alberta. I enjoy being outside in nature and spending time with my family.

Brooke Graham

With a deep passion and involvement in the diversity, equity and inclusion space, I support two organizations dedicated to the professional advancement of the Black community outside of work. I love to work out, then spend the rest of my time eating and lounging in bed. My colleagues would describe me as passionate, dedicated and a team player.

Karen Neu

Hello! I am of Cree descent and a member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan. I grew up in the Prince Albert National Park area. I now live in Calgary and look forward to returning to the Waskesiu area to camp and spend time with family.

Carolynn Small Legs

Hello! I am Blackfoot from the Piikani First Nation. I am a mom and grandmomma to a beautiful grand daughter. I smudge to give thanks to the Creator and ask for guidance and strength to have a good life.

Tracey Gazley

Shé:kon, I am Haudenosaunee, a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. I am a proud to say that I have three sons and a large family. I offer my greetings and thanks to each of you and to all of creation!

Jennifer Chandler

Hello! I am a mixed Anishinaabe and Métis woman. I am blessed to be residing as a visitor on Treaty 7 land. I am an Aunty to four nephews and one niece. I love to spend time with my family out in nature, smudging, attending pow-wows and dancing ceremonies. 

Jill McLean

I am of mixed European settler and Inuit ancestry, and live and work in Winnipeg. I love spending time outside, even in winter. My kids are 8 and 10 years old, and they love spending time inside on screens playing video games or talking to friends. Luckily I can still talk them into joining me on a hike, skate or swim from time to time.

Kathryn Gray

I love walking in nature, spending time with family and knitting. I live with my husband and two teenage children, who make me laugh every day.

Louise Mott

When I am not working, I love to spend time with my family. I have a rescue dog called ‘Blue’ and we take her on regular hikes. I appreciate the opportunity to take photographs wherever I go. My colleagues would describe me as friendly, optimistic and encouraging.