Williams Consulting and Management Services is a First Nation business specializing in First Nation / Indigenous Research, Strategic Planning, Policy Development, Project Management, Service Delivery, Facilitation, Training and Capacity Development and Assessment/Evaluation.

Disciplines include: Health, Public Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Childhood Development/Children with Special Needs (Jordan’s Principle), Home and Community Care, Palliative Care, Governance, Community Development, Education, Human Rights, and Justice.

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In existence for 25 years, the company has worked with First Nation and Indigenous people. Williams Consulting has an extensive record carrying out qualitative and quantitative research initiatives. In addition, they conduct needs assessments, review and evaluate programs and policies and support organizational development. Williams Consulting designs and delivers culturally relevant workshops, facilitates stakeholder consultations and guides conflict resolution.  Subject matter expertise crosses numerous disciplines including governance, health, mental health, public health, lands and trust, human rights, justice, education, early childhood development, comprehensive community planning, and the environment. Williams Consulting works across multiple jurisdictions on behalf of First Nation and Indigenous clients.

Team members have experience with many First Nation and Indigenous communities or organizations in urban, rural and remote areas across Canada. Williams Consulting’s knowledge of Indigenous worldviews and their practical experience in First Nation and Indigenous communities has proved to be a valuable asset in the design and implementation of the many projects and studies in which we participate.  The company provides analysis and report writing based on current accountability frameworks while integrating culturally relevant indicators. In particular, Williams Consulting is known for their work with community members on sensitive issues using Indigenous paradigms as well as respect for First Nation and Indigenous community experiences and protocols.

Williams Consulting has worked closely with numerous public, private, First Nation, Indigenous, federal, provincial and territorial government clients on a large number of assignments, including program development, program evaluation, organizational review, policy review and development, environmental scanning, quantitative and qualitative database development, public and multi-stakeholder consultation, training, negotiated agreements and research. Our clients have included many First Nations communities in urban, rural and remote areas across Canada.  We have worked with provincial territorial organizations, non-governmental organizations and third level organizations.  In the past, we have also worked with Human Resources Development Canada, Health Canada, Canadian Heritage, Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development and the University of Ulster among others.

Team members are familiar and have worked with many First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities in urban, rural and remote areas across Canada.

Williams Consulting and PathDMS has two locations to  meet the needs of our customers.

LOCATIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
Hiawatha First Nation, Ontario and Tsuu T’ina Nation, 5 Manyhorses Park, Redwood Meadows, Alberta, T3Z 1A2   
Toll Free: (855) 728 4367; Phone: (403) 949 5613;Fax: (587) 317 7338;
Andrea Cell: (587) 284 4029; Kienan Cell: (587) 284 2157

Williams Consulting and Management Services is continuing to provide excellent services in the area of quality program planning, organizational reviews, evaluations, assessments and project management in many different fields. We are well known for our work assisting clients with their Community Health Plans as well as our ongoing work in palliative care, health planning, mental health, addictions and integration.  We are particularly passionate about our work supporting families and clients with Jordan’s Principle services and training.  Please view our website for more detailed information.

Our team members possess extensive experience in:


  • Familiarity (front line experience) with internal organizational environment of both Indigenous and federal governments

  • Familiarity (front line experience) with the diverse First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples and organizations and their organizational environment

  • Facilitation and mediation between First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples or organizations and the private or public sector

  • Designing and conducting workshops and consultations

  • Project Management and front-line service delivery

  • Cross cultural education, relationship building, communication in order to reach mutually agreeable outcomes

  • Professionally facilitate meetings in a non-partisan manner and facilitate productive discussions

  • Organize well-structured forums enabling all participants to express their thoughts and points of view

  • Communicate clearly with the parties to enable successful attendance and participation

  • Develop effective approaches for complex and sensitive issues;

  • Professional note taking/transcription of consultations completed in a tight time frame (within 3 business days)

  • Preparing, analyzing and summarizing proceedings of meetings for national, territorial and provincial consultation initiatives

  • Curriculum development

  • Research and evaluation, needs assessments (particularly integrating Indigenous Knowledge)
  • Organizational reviews, human resource reviews and 360 employee reviews

  • Working under tight deadlines

  • Working for Indigenous, First Nation and federal government clients with large, complex projects

  • Understanding of recent Indigenous court decisions and their implications for First Nation, Métis and Inuit rights

Williams Consulting’s knowledge of First Nation worldviews and practical experience in First Nation and Indigenous communities, as well as their experience working with the Canadian federal government, National Indigenous organizations, the private sector and the International organizations has proved a valuable asset in the design and implementation of the many projects and studies we participate in. The firm works on an ongoing basis with Indigenous organizations, federal, provincial and territorial governments providing analysis and report writing based on their Results Based Management Accountability Framework, logic models and culturally relevant performance indicators.

Williams Consulting is an Aboriginal Business as defined in the Set Aside for Aboriginal Business procurement (PSAB).