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Resources for Indigenous Families


Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of BC

(250) 388- 5593

Offers support to families with infants who are at risk for, or who have been diagnosed with developmental delays. Focus on children 0-3. Location: 200-506 Fort St.

Aboriginal Liason Nurse

If you or your family member is in the Hospital, an Aboriginal Liason nurse will work closely with you for support, advocacy, referrals, and explaining health care/issues and concerns while maintaining your cultural and spiritual needs. Check out the website for contact information nearest you.

British Columbia Aboriginal Network On Disability Society

Run out of Esquimalt Band Office

Assists aboriginals with disability bennefits and laison.

Main Telephone: (250) 381-7303

Toll Free: 1-888-815 -5511 – TTY Accessible

Main Facsimile: (250) 381-7312

Confidential Disability Case Manager Facsimile: (250) 381-7343

Inquiry Email Address: bcands@bcands.bc.ca

Caring for First Nations Children Society

(250) 642-3399

Resource database available with information on Aboriginal Child and Family services, as well as information on upcoming events.

 

Hulitan Family and Community Services Society

(250) 384-9467

Hulitan Family and Community Services provides a variety of services for Indigenous families.

M'akola Group of Societies

Provides affordable housing for Indigenous families

Nil/Tu,O Child and Family Services

(250) 544-1402

Ongoing support services, counselling, advocacy, and child and family support available. Location: 1-2475 Mt Newton Cross Rd., Saanichton BC

Metis Community Services

(250) 391-9924

Family support services, cultural support, Island Safety (families affected by violence), FASD support, are just a few of a number of services available. Location: 345 Wale Road.

 

 

South Island Wellness Society

778-426-2997

8960 West Saanich Rd, Saanich, BC

Works with families to help support them and ensure they are not alone. no web site available.

Surrounded by Cedar

(250) 383-2990

Child and family services working to support urban Aboriginal children in continued care in the Capitol Region.

Victoria Native Friendship Centre

(250) 384-3211

VNFS offers many services for families, and individuals including parenting groups and support, drug and alcohol counselling, employment help, youth services, and health services. Location: 231 Regina Ave