Northwest Inter-Nation Family and Community Service Society (NIFCS)

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NIFCS provides delegated child protection and family services to the Tsimshian and Haisla Nations. At present, delegated services include guardianship for children in permanent care and support for foster parents. The mission of the NIFCS is to deliver these services in a manner that preserves the cultural identity of our clients.

Northern Rockies Aboriginal Women Society

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Northern Rockies Aboriginal Women Society serves Fort Nelson and the surrounding area. Its mission is to provide culturally appropriate and empowering options for Aboriginal women, children, and families. Among the services offered by the Society are prenatal health education, assistance for special needs children, and legal representation in family court matters.

Nisga’a Child & Family Services (NCFS)

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NCFS supports Nisga’a families through the utilization of the Ayuuk, the traditional laws of the Nation. The Ayuuk ensures the well-being of Nisga’a children in all aspects: spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, and cultural. It is understood that the Ministry of Children and Family Development has primary responsibility for providing protective services to Nisga’a children, with full disclosure between the Ministry and NCFS.

NIL/TU,O Child & Family Services Society

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NIȽ TU,O has two fundamental goals. The first is to ensure that each child’s physical, spiritual, emotional, and psychological needs are met. The second is to maintain the traditional values of the extended family. The two goals are connected: a child’s needs are more likely to be met if they have the support of their extended family.

Métis Commission for Children and Families of BC

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The Commission was established in 1999 to advise governments with regard to services for Métis children and families in British Columbia. The provincial government has a legal obligation to notify the Commission when a Métis child becomes involved with the child welfare system. This ensures that the actions of child welfare authorities are informed by Métis values and practices.