Eliza Archie Head Start Program

The BC First Nations Head Start is a program funded by First Nations Health Authority to enhance early childhood development, school readiness and overall family health and wellness for First Nations preschool children (birth to six years old) on reserve. The Eliza Archie Head Start creates and maintains a friendly, supportive environment where children are respected and valued as unique individuals. Within this environment we will nurture the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and cultural development of each child. The intake process operates year round, and a Parent's Handbook and program application forms are available at the day-care center.

Contact: Tami Archie, Early Childhood Educator
Email: daycare@canimlakeband.com  Phone: (250) 397-2175

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White Feather Health Centre

The health department is responsible for the overall well being and health of all community members. The following Services are provided at the health centre:

  • Physician visits every Monday from 1:00PM - 4:00 PM
  • Community Health Nurse provides preventative care (prenatal, parenting, communicable disease, child & youth, injury prevention and new initiatives as requested)
  • Community Health Representative provides assistance to physician
  • Alcohol & Drug Worker provides referral services to either detox or treatment programs
  • Home Support Services provides support to the elderly and handicapped in their homes on a weekly basis
  • Home & Community Care provides health care, assessments, case management and nursing treatments to patients released from medical facility who require on-going medical care.

To contact by phone, call (250) 397-2717.

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First Nations Health Authority

The First Nations Health Authority plans, designs, manages, and funds the delivery of First Nations health programs and services in BC. These community-based services are largely focused on health promotion and disease prevention - such as: Primary Care Services, Children, Youth and Maternal Health, Mental Health and Addictions Programming, Health and Wellness Planning, Health Infrastructure and Human Resources, Environmental Health and Research, First Nations Health Benefits, and eHealth Technology.

To view the services, programs and initiatives of the First Nations Health Authority, please visit their website.

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