Okanagan Metis Children and Family Services

Our Programs

Aboriginal Outreach Program - This program is in partnership with the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society and funded through the Human Resource Skills Development Corporation. Outreach workers will provide an extensive amount of activities and objectives, which could include: assistance with finding emergency and transitional shelter, assistance to access to food, hygiene products and medical treatment and referrals to other services.

Roots Program - A childs roots are forever, our roots worker in conjunction with other services and programs offered within the agency will facilitate connections between Metis children and their families, communities, and culture, and serve to enhance the well-being of the Metis Nation as a whole.

Family Preservation Program - This program provides support with school-aged children that are impacted by substance misuse and/or inter-generational trauma. Our workers provide support including parent training, basic life skills training, budgeting, advocacy, safety in the home environment, school related issues and facilitate independence through empowerment. To ensure families are connected to other relevant community resources that will promote family health and ensure the safety of children.

Kelowna Metis Healing Services - We are committed to promoting the healing of Metis, First Nations and Inuit peoples affected by sexual abuse as a result of a residential / mission school attendance. This service also extends to their associated meaning family and friends who have been sexually abused or impacted. Our counsellor will facilitate a path of healing for such persons who qualify for service through individual and/or family counselling.

Address / Contact Info

#201 - 2949 Pandosy Street Kelowna, BCV1Y 1W1

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 868-0351
Fax : (250) 868-0359

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Amenities

Accessibility features: wheelchair accessible

Service Details

Languages spoken: English

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This program was last updated on 04 Nov 2016.