Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre serves urban Aboriginal populations in Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Zeballos, and Woss on the north end of Vancouver Island. Programs offered by the Centre include family support, community health care, and social activities for Elders.
The Wachiay Friendship Centre serves the urban Aboriginal population in the Comox Valley Regional District. Wachiay is an inclusive organization, and its programming is open to people of all ethnicities. Wachiay delivers more than 50 programs, including legal assistance, employment services, activities for Elders and youth, and homeless outreach.
The Nawican Friendship Centre provides counselling, information, resources, guidance, and programs for the comfort and betterment of Native and non-Native citizens of the Dawson Creek area. It also promotes friendship and understanding between Natives and Non-Natives.
Miki’siw Métis Association is a group for individuals and families of Métis descent on northern Vancouver Island. The Association promotes Métis culture through education and social activities, and it provides resources for people who are interested in researching their Métis heritage.
The Mid-Island Métis Nation is a 1,000-person-strong community of Aboriginal people living the values of our Métis heritage through community engagement, education, economic development and cultural sharing. We are a very proud people with a rich and significant past, and an exciting future.
The Métis Nation Columbia River Society’s mission is to share, lift up, and support Metis Culture in the Columbia Valley, Golden and Area A, BC.
VNFC serves the estimated 20,000 Aboriginal people living off reserve in Greater Victoria. The Centre’s programs address a wide range of concerns, including employment, education, health, parenting, and at-risk youth. VNFC is also positioned to play a major role in implementing urban Aboriginal governance on southern Vancouver Island.
The mandate of VACFS is to serve the urban Aboriginal population of Greater Vancouver, which numbers 40,000. The Centre provides programs in health and welfare, social services, education, and other areas, for all genders and all age groups. VAFCS also helps clients maintain their Aboriginal culture through programs and traditional community activities.
Tillicum Lelum serves the urban Aboriginal population of the Nanaimo region. The Centre began as a coffee drop-in 50 years ago. Today it offers educational and training programs, health and counselling services, social assistance, and a variety of activities for children, youth, adults, families and Elders.
Tansi Friendship Centre is located in Chetwynd, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It provides services for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, including addiction intervention, a residential school healing program, and cultural activities.