The Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre serves the urban Aboriginal populations in Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Zeballos, and Woss, at the North end of Vancouver Island. Programs offered at the Centre include family and child development, mental health counselling, luncheons for Elders, and community health care.
The purpose of the Centre is to meet the needs of First Nations people living in Quesnel, and to help other residents facing social and economic challenges. The Centre offers a wide variety of services and programs, including addiction treatment, employment counselling, family support, and legal assistance.
The Prince George Native Friendship Centre is dedicated to servicing the needs of Aboriginal people residing in the urban area, and to improving the quality of life in the community as a whole. Fundamental to this is recognizing the inherent worth of all peoples regardless of race, creed, sexual orientation, or culture. The Centre offers a variety of programs and services for people of all ages, from infants to Elders.
The Center’s mandate is to provide services to urban Aboriginals in the Port Alberni area. Services presently offered include counselling, recreation programs, legal help, and employment training. The Centre is a safe and welcoming place with a general drop-in atmosphere.
The Mission Indian Friendship Centre serves the communities of Mission and Abbotsford. The Centre offers programs in the areas of community health, addiction treatment, youth, and employment.
The Lillooet Friendship Centre Society offers a wide range of services to the community. These include a pre-school, an employment centre, a food bank, and counselling for addictions. The Society also makes a major contribution to the local economy. It is the largest employer in Lillooet and generates revenues of approximately $1.8 million dollars per year.
The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society provides programs and services to people in all four stages of life: infants/children, youth, adults, and Elders. The mission of the Society is to enhance mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being while also promoting Aboriginal culture.
The mission of the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society is to provide culturally-based, inclusive services that enhance the well-being and pride of the urban Aboriginal community. The Society offers programs and activities for people of all ages, and it also operates a health clinic.
The Kermode Friendship Society serves the Terrace area. It offers culturally sensitive programs and services to Aboriginal residents and to the community at large. The Society is committed to promoting self-sufficiency, respect of individuality, and cultural diversity among all residents of the area.
Hiiye’yu Lelum Society serves the Aboriginal residents of the Cowichan Valley. It offers social, health, educational, and recreational programs for people of all ages. These programs promote well-being and provide opportunities for the development of Aboriginal leadership. The Society also acts as a bridge Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures.