The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Indigenous people throughout Canada.
BCAAFC is the umbrella association for 25 Friendship Centres throughout the Province of British Columbia. Friendship Centres provide services to Indigenous people living in urban settings.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development of British Columbia, Canada is the child protection service across the province and is provided through 429 ministry offices in 5 regions and a number of delegated Aboriginal agencies.
Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment & Training Association serves the First Nations and Urban Aboriginal community in the north central interior of British Columbia. Our service philosophy is centered on value added programs and services to achieve the highest standard with customer rapport, product leadership and operational excellence.
The B.C. Language Initiative Program (BCLI) supports projects to revitalize British Columbia First Nations languages through documentation, immersion programs, materials and curriculum development, traditional and cultural programming, and community collaboration.
The Community Action Initiative provides grant and training opportunities for community-based organizations across BC to develop and deliver innovative projects that respond to the needs of individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or substance use challenges.
The First Citizens Fund is a perpetual fund created in 1969. It supports cultural, educational and economic development programs for Indigenous people, communities and businesses in B.C., and it helps fund Indigenous organizations offering services in these areas.