Victoria & Area First Nations Resources

First Citizens' Fund
200-506 Fort St
Perpetual fund established by the province of BC to enhance culture, education and economic development opportunities for First Nations people including a bursary fund, business loans, and elder transportation fund to offset cost of travel to heritage & cultural events.

Hulitan Social Service Society
902A Caledonia Ave
Counseling, advocacy/liaison services for First Nations children and families.

M'akola Housing Society
3016 Cedar Hill Rd
Affordable housing for First Nations families living off-reserve in urban areas of Vancouver Island.

Metis Community Services
345 Wale Rd
Counseling, advocacy and other support for Metis people of Vancouver Island with a focus on children & families.

NIL TU,O Child & Family Services Society
1-2475 Mt Newton Cross rd
Toll-free 1-888-744-1422
Provides respite care to temporarily relieve parents who are dealing with stress & challenges of parenting and in-home support for parents re: organizing & maintaining the family unit, budgeting & life skills. Advocacy and referrals also available.

Saanich Native Support Program
7449 West Saanich Rd
Resource society for First Nations people. Offers assistance with and education about restorative justice practices, community & family conferences and fundraising. Also offers youth programs and court support.

Victoria Native Friendship Centre
231 Regina Avenue
Aims to provide First Nations people with services and information designed to enhance traditional values and cultures. Includes a food box program, housing referrals, counseling, access to medical advice, and other referrals. The Family Services Team offers support and advocacy to those families involved, or about to be involved, with the Ministry of Children and Families.