The Native Friendship Centre Program is designed to improve the
quality of life for Aboriginal People in an urban environment by
supporting self determined activities which encourage equal
access to, and participation in Canadian society and which
respect Native cultural distinctiveness.
Drugs & Alcohol Counselling
Phone: 542-5311 Fax: 542-4668 E-mail: [email protected]
First Nations Employment Services
Phone: 558-3345 Fax: 558-5321
Family Support Worker
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-4668 E-mail: [email protected]
Prenatal Nutrition Program
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-3707 E-mail: [email protected]
Kla How Ya Communications
Phone: 542-1247 Fax: 542-3707
Phone: 549-2921 Fax: 549-2921
Youth Outreach Program
Phone: 542-1257 Fax: 542-1576 E-mail: [email protected]
Sookinchoot Youth Centre
3705 27th Street
Phone: 549-2921 Email: [email protected]
Youth driven centre where aboriginal & metis youth can come together in a safe and supportive environment. The Centre offers: Young Men/Women Leadership Programs; Youth Council & Volunteer Opportunities; Fitness Program; Nutrition Program; Girls/Guys Night Out; Awareness & Knowledge;Drama/Traditional Performing Arts;Music Program; Mentorship Opportunities; Coaching & Advocacy; Homework Club; Social Programs & Activities.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program
Offers FASD support and community awareness through educational workshops, training sessions, group initiatives, capacity building and partnerships. Provides support with stategies and interventions, referals and offers FASD resources through a community lending library. In house services include: alcohol and drug, one to one and family counseling, advocacy, prenatal nutrition,traditional parenting program and aboriginal literacy program.
For more information please contact Shelley Wintrup, FASD Community Resource Coordinator, at 558-5699 or [email protected]
Aboriginal Infant/Early Childhood Development Program
2705 - 29th Avenue Tel: 542-7578. See description in "Early Childhood Services" section.
Vernon Youth Safehouse
#206 2905 28th Avenue Tel: 260-7077. Offers shelter for youth aged 13-18 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.