qχeləc, nə́c̓əmat θəɬ kʷθə šxʷqʷeləwən
Many Voices, One Mind
Our Members and Partners
A special thank you and offer of our sincere gratitude ....
We have designed a variety of our Resources in collaboration with ECD consultant, Carmen Pereda. Together through collaboration and generous proceeds from our Funding Partners we have been able to develop cultural resources, teacher manuals and facilitation of training(s).
Awahsuk Aboriginal Head Start Preschool
The Awahsuk Aboriginal Head Start Preschool is designed to meet the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of Aboriginal preschool children (3-5) living in the urban setting of Surrey, BC. The program is based on six components: Culture and language; Education and school readiness; Health promotion; Nutrition;Social Support and Parent involvement.
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society
The British Columbia Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is committed to nurturing excellence through community outreach, training, education, research and advocacy, to ensure every Aboriginal child in BC has access to spiritually enriching, culturally relevant, high quality early childhood development services.
A First Nations Band located near Boston Bar and is a member of the Nlaka'pamux Nation Tribal Council.
Boston Bar First Nation
Administers social programs and support funding for a membership of about 300. Their programming strategies promote "a learning communities approach “ that encompasses every band of the Nlaka’pamux territory.
Chawathil First Nation
Provides many services to the community including healthcare and dental, early childhood education as well as business and non-profit services.
Fraser Region Aboriginal ECD Network
The network promotes a greater understanding of Aboriginal histories, cultures and teachings as well as advocates for and supports programs and policies to reflect Aboriginal perspectives of early childhood development.
Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association
Provides Aboriginal Early Child (AECDP) and Infant Development (AIDP) programming for families and children from birth to six years of age.The programs are supported by Elder involvement which includes parent & child drop-in, parenting workshops, opportunities to meet other parents, and assistance in achieving family goals; offered in Delta and Surrey.
Future 4 Nations Aboriginal Head Start
Future 4 Nations Head Start is an urban Aboriginal Head Start Preschool program located in Mission B.C. A fully licensed Centre providing services to a maximum of 20 children at a time.
Hand in Hand Child Care Society
Hand in Hand Child Care Society is a non-profit organization. The programs operate on-site at several elementary schools within the Abbotsford, British Columbia community. Hand in Hand is committed to providing quality childcare by working "hand in hand" with all levels of the Abbotsford community.Hand in hand offers preschool and before and after school care (5-12 years)
Katzie First Nation
Katzie First Nation Preschool is a holistic program that meets the individual needs of the children spiritually, intellectually, physically, cognitively and emotionally. With activities that are enhanced by Helqeminem language.
604-465-8961 ext 21
Kwantlen First Nation
Kwantlen translates to ``Tireless Runner``. Following their rich legacy and traditions, they continue to work tirelessly at building a strong sense of community within their traditional territory.
Langley Child Development Centre
Langley Child Development Center serves families since 1975 with a range of support services from birth-19 years of age including the Infant Development Program, Supported Child Development Program, Child and Youth Program and Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development Program. Services include home visits, support in childcare settings and social recreational groups.
604-532-8184 ext. 142
Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society (LFVAS)
The Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society (LFVAS) is a not for profit urban Aboriginal agency that serves the communities of the City of Langley and Township of Langley. LFVAS in partnership with Langley Child Development Center provides a 0-6 years of age Aboriginal Playgroup with a Language Keeper and Speech Therapist as well as Aboriginal parenting programs.
Reach Child and Youth Development Society
Reach Child and Youth Development Society is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing services to children and their families since 1959. Reach believes in the potential of every child, and each child's unique qualities. They work together with families to recognize each child`s strength to help develop their abilities. Reach currently provides programs and services to families in Delta, Surrey, and Langley B.C. Over 1000 children and their families benefit from their services on an annual basis.
604-946-6622 Ext. 318
Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living
Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living is a nonprofit agency that provides services and supports for more than 600 children and adults with developmental disabilities, and children at risk of developmental disability or delay, and their families. Service includes developmental, educational, recreational, vocational, and Residential programs. This includes the Aboriginal Infant and Supported Child Development Programs.
604-466-0787 Ext. 3
Seabird Island Band
The Seabird Island Band exists to promote a healthier, self-sufficient, self-governing, unified and educated community. Seabird Island ECD consists of 11 programs that strive to give the smallest members of the community and neighboring communities the strongest start to life. They believe in educating the children academically, physically, emotionally, spiritually and culturally as strong well supported, well adjusted children so they will grow to be strong, well adjusted adults. Seabird I
Semiahmoo First Nation
Semiahmoo First Nation is a Coast Salish subgroup. The band's main community and offices are located on the 312 acres of the Semiahmoo Indian Reserve.
Spirit of the Children Society
Spirit of the Children Society (SOTCS) is an urban Aboriginal multi-service organizational HUB for families living in the Burnaby, New Westminster and Tri-cities (Fraser North area) to access culturally responsive programs to support children, youth, parents, and the family as a whole.
Spuzzum First Nation
Spuzzum First Nation is an Nlaka'pamux First Nations government located near Spuzzum, British Columbia. It is a member of the Fraser Canyon Indian Administration, one of three tribal councils of the Nlaka’pamux people.
Sto:lo Service Agency
The Stó:lō Nation is the political amalgamation of eleven Stó:lō communities. The Stó:lō Service Agency aims to ensure social and economic development within the Stó:lō community through services and programs in many areas including health, AIDP, ASCD and early childhood education.
Sumas First Nation
Sumas First Nation operates a Preschool that serves both Sumas children and local children from the Sumas Mountain/ Prairie area. They operate an On Reserve Head Start program which bookends the preschool through the baby group and after school club. Both programs incorporate Stó:lō stories, teachings and language in classroom activities. Outdoor time, tending the preschool garden with the help of an Elder, and traditional food choices encourage the kids to view their world through an Indigenous lens.
604-852-4041 Ext. 109
Tsawwassen First Nation
Tsawwassen First Nation’s provides educational support for school age Members and their parents. Support programs are open to Status and non-Status Members. They also run the Aboriginal Family Resources On-the-Go (AFROG) program, a mobile resource for Aboriginal families with children age 0-6. The ``Smuyuq`wa``Lelum Early Childhood Development Center is fully licensed, state of the art, childcare facility , providing quality care for children aged 6 months to 6 years.
United Way Fraser Valley
The United Way Fraser Valley helps people you know from Aldergrove through to Boston Bar. Each year 1 in 3 Fraser Valley residents use services supported by United Way. They are building community through 28 Community Partners and 24 programs that are Improving Lives Locally.
United Way of the Lower Mainland
The United Way has been helping people in the Lower Mainland for more than 80 years. Working with over 150 community partners, they fund over 300 programs each year to create a better future for children, families and seniors.
604-294-8929 Ext. 2277