Social Development

The Objective of Nak’azdli Social Development is to assist persons on reserve to develop individual and family strengths necessary for people to thrive in today’s society through the delivery of the following programs.

Cultural Centre Activities:

  • Moccasin Making  April 3-21  5-8:00 pm  The February Moccasin Making Workshop with Betty Alexander was very popular. An evening workshop with another Nak’azdli Elder is planned for April . Contact her at nakazdliwellness@nakazdli.ca or (250) 996-6924 for details.
  • Moosehides and Birch Bark  We will begin working on hides again and go out looking for birch bark once the weather warms.
  • All-Native Hockey Fundraier  March 29  6:30-9:30 pm, Kwah Hall  The Cultural Centre will be cooking up a storm to help raise money for the All-Native Hockey Youth. Please come out to Kwah Hall during Ts’oodunne Bingo, support the team and get some great food, too.
  • Beading and Sewing  Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays  Lots of  projects planned including aprons, vests, loom beading, and coin purses. Stop by and check out all of the activities.

Ongoing Activities:

  • Soup and Bannock  Mondays  11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Cooking  Tuesdays  11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Dakelh Immersion with Elders  Wednesdays  9:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Dakelh and Syllabics  Now on Thursdays  6-8:00 pm  Join Guy Prince to
    learn Dakelh and the syllabics writing system. Everyone is welcome.
    Call or text (778) 978-0253 for more information.

Social Development Administration

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Georgina Thomas
Social Development Administrator
250-996-7272 Ext 24
socialservices@nakazdli.ca

The Social Development Administrator manages and supervises delivery of Nak’azdli Band mandated social services and other social development programs which meet the needs of Nak’azdli residents and families. She assists in the development of community resources, capacities, and services designed to enhance the social functioning of the community and individuals living on reserve. The administrator is also the official designated authority in family court matters.

Vacant
Office Assistant
250-996-6924
sdofficeasst@nakazdli.ca

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Ninzu Moore
Receptionist
250-996-7272
sdreception@nakazdli.ca


Nak’azdli’s Social Development Programs Include:

Social Support Services for Children and Families

  • Establish inter-agency protocols.
  • Provide referrals to prevention/intervention programs and services

Advocacy on behalf of Nak’azdli band members with:

  • Outside funding agencies
  • Ministry of Human Resources
  • Ministry Children and Family Development
  • Pension
  • W.C.B.
  • Health Services
  • Revenue Canada

Income Assistance Program

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Dawn Morris

Income Assistance Intake Worker
250-996-7272 Ext 22
intakeworker@nakazdli.ca

The Income Assistance Program provides financial benefits and services ti individuals and families on reserve who are in need. Social Assistance is NOT an income. It is a last resort option meant to temporarily assist people in need.

Applying for Income Assistance

Persons With Disabilities

P.W.D. benefits are issued to a client with a P.W.D. designation and can only be done in-house with the assistance of social development staff.

Pre-employment Training

All employable income assistance recipients MUST attend pre-employment training. Nak’azdli Band, in conjunction with the College of New Caledonia, provide this training every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the learning hub in the Goodwin Building.  We will most likely resume this program in the following September.


Child Out of Parental Home Program (G.F.A.)


Family Care & Support Program

The purpose of the Family Care & Support Program is to deliver programs that promote the well-being of children and families.

Vacant
250-996-7272  Ext 23
familycare@nakazdli.ca

Vacant
250-996-7272  Ext 23
family@nakazdli.ca

The Family Care/Support Worker works in partnership with families, and various community service workers and agencies to ensure children are safe and families receive support services as needed.

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Edna Cameron
Family Support Worker
250-996-6924
familysupport@nakazdli.ca



Nak’azdli Cultural Centre

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Jan Prince
Centre Coordinator
250-996-6924
nakazdliwellness@nakazdli.ca

The Nak’azdli Cultural Centre is an open space for community members to access various cultural events and workshop. Outside of program hours, the wellness centre is open to drop in for coffee, tea, snacks, public phone, we also have a computer available for use by community members.

Drop in anytime and check out what we’re doing on Facebook!

Coordinator hours are shifting to evenings and weekends but for now are 8 – 4 Tues,Wed, Fri, and 1 pm – 8 pm Mon and Thurs.


Nak’azdli Ut’nne

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Cyrus Prince
Nak’azdli Ut’nne Supervisor


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