qχeləc, nə́c̓əmat θəɬ kʷθə šxʷqʷeləwən
Many Voices, One Mind
A special thank you and offer of our sincere gratitude ....
Chawathil First Nation
Provides many services to the community including housing and social services, healthcare and dental, pre & post-natal, early childhood education as well as business and non-profit services.
Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association (FRAFCA)
Ages Served: 0-99
Service Area: Surrey, Whiterock, Delta
(FRAFCA) services and supports from birth to death in a culturally relevant and safe way, honoring the diverse lived experiences of Indigenous people.
Fraser River Indigneous Society (FRIS)
Ages Served: 0-19 years
Service Area: Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows
Our programs are delivered in community or in a family home setting. We support First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children and families to reach their full potential, through a strengths-based, holistic, and culturally responsive approach. There is focus on the health, intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.
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.
Inclusion Langley Society (ILS)
Ages Served: 0-19 years
Service Area: Langley
A non-profit organization, working in partnership with the community, to provide Indigenous Infant Development, Indigenous Supported Child Development, Child & Youth Programs and Children’s Respite. Services include home visits, support in childcare settings, parenting programs and community playgroups.
604-534-1155 ext. 127
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.
Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society (LFVAS)
Ages Served: 0-8 years
Service Area: Langley, Aldergrove, and Neighboring Communities
LFVAS offers Community Cultural Support for Urban Indigenous Children and their families in the community of Langley. We offer Aboriginal Early Child Childhood Development, youth support, community dinners, cultural programming, Bringing Tradition Home Parenting classes. We work with Indigenous individuals, youth aging out of care and families facing homelessness. We offer supports such as food security, rental assistance, negotiations, advocacy, housing set up, amenities, identification, status claims and renovation. We will be opening a new Aboriginal Head Start Centre for children ages 3-5 in early 2022. For more information about upcoming events follow us on Facebook or visit us on our website.
Métis Family Services and Family Development Program
The Métis Child and Family Development Centre is a non-judgemental and supportive space in which parents and children are encouraged to engage in Aboriginal Mother Goose, drumming, singing, circles, story-telling, indigenous animals, puppetry, and Métis art and activities. Parents learn about ages and stages of development and can ask questions about concerns they may have regarding their child's development. The Early Years workers assist families with parenting strategies and by sharing resources in a welcoming environment. Parents can also connect with our Elder and with each other while participating in the program.
Reach Child and Youth Development Society
Ages Served: 0-18 years
Service Area: Delta and Surrey
Aboriginal Supported Child Development (ASCD) is a provincially funded program that is designed to specifically meet the needs of children of Indigenous Ancestry who require additional support. ASCD programs are developed with cultural values, beliefs, and traditions in mind.
In order to be effectively included in a child care setting, it is recognized that some children may require extra support. Our Aboriginal Development Program serves children birth to 12 years of age, (up to age 19 in special circumstances), who require extra support and are, or will be, attending a child care setting.
604-946-6622 Ext. 318
Read Right Society
Read Right Society is a registered nonprofit which promotes life skills, literacy, and early years’ programs throughout Hope, BC and surrounding communities. We believe in empowering others with literacy and life skills, including setting a positive, nurturing foundation for children and families. This includes Swetexel Daycare and Preschool, in partnership with Yale First Nation and Grace Baptist Church.
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.
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
Sts’ailes Early Education Centre
Sts’ailes Early Education Centre (SEEC) has been serving families since 1998 by providing an early learning environment that supports the whole child and is rich in Sts’ailes language and culture. SEEC offers childcare for children aged infant to school age, an enhanced K4 program, and serves as a hub for other community and family services.
Sumas First Nation
Ages Served: 0 - Grade 5
Service Area: Sumas First Nation and surrounding community
Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve
The Busy Bear Club Preschool
Infant/Toddler (8 spaces) Monday - Friday, 730am - 5pm
3-5yr-old (25 spaces) Monday - Friday, 730am - 5pm
Preschool (20 spaces) Monday - Thursday, 930am - 12pm
After School Club ( 20 spaces) - Thursday, 3pm - 6pm
"Baby Group" once a week on Friday's from 12pm - 2pm for SFN families with Infants/Toddlers. We provide lunch and facilitate circle,work-shops, etc.
In addition, the Busy Bear Club Preschool facilitates cultural workshops and gatherings for SFN families throughout the year.