Situated in the heart of Westbank First Nation community, our facility is located at 1900 Quail Lane, where most of our programs are based. Community Services administers one of the largest departments within the Westbank First Nation government. Additionally, we run programs and services from sensisyusten School facility, Westbank Child Development Centre and the Youth Centre, which are located apart from this facility.
With approximately eighty staff members, Community Services offers a wide range of programs and services for Westbank First Nation Members, other Aboriginal persons and community members both on and off reserve. We are a constantly evolving department that strives to serve the ever changing needs of our clientele.
Community Services includes the following programs and services:
A) Addictions and Counseling
B) Youth Services
C) Social Development
Membership services are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please phone Audrey Wilson at 250-768-0227 for an appointment.
Did You Know...
As of March 31, 2011, WFN has 696 members; as of July 31, 2012, WFN has 742 members. The growth in Membership can be attributed to the 2011 amendments to the Indian Act as a result of Bill C-3 Gender Equity in Indian Registrations Act.
The changes introduce by Bill C-3 allow eligible grandchildren of women who lost Indian status as a result of marrying non-Indian men to become entitled to registration (Indian Status) in accordance with the Indian Act.
Director of Community Services
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1900 Quail Lane
Canada V4T 2H3
T 250 768 0227
F 250 768 0528
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