Aboriginal Family Connections Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Offers support and counselling for Aboriginal Families in the West Kootenay and Boundary region.

Works in collaboration with MCFD to offer assistance with locating extended family members of Aboriginal children and youth entering the foster care system, as well as, providing cultural connections for Aboriginal children and youth in care of MCFD.

Works with Aboriginal families and youth in care to develop Cultural Life Books and supports placements of Aboriginal children and youth in care of their families.

Also offers advocacy, support and referrals to other local services. 

Address / Contact Info

Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS)
1005 2nd Street Castlegar, BCV1N 1Y4
Program Coordinator : Jessica Macleod
Executive Director : Kris Salkin
Mailing address:
Mailing Address:
3796 Krestova Cemetery Road
Krestova, BC
V0G 1H2

Phone Numbers

COINS Office : (240) 231-4968

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 25 Jun 2018.