Aboriginal Infant Development Program - West Kootenay Boundary

Serves children birth to 3 years who are at risk for developmental delay or disability, or the caregiver has a concern regarding the child’s behavior or development.
Services are tailored to individual family needs and may include:

  • Home Visiting
  • Assessment of family priorities
  • Informal and formal child development  assessments and screening
  • Information to enhance parenting skills and assist with behavioral challenges
  • Information on typical and atypical child development
  • Support  to promote positive parent/child relationships
  • Information on community resources 
  • Coordination of services 
  • Development of advocacy skills
  • Referral to other services as needed
  • Access to toy and resource lending library (books, videos, CD's)

Contact the Program Consultants for more information:

West Kootenay: Crystal Laren    crystal.coinations@gmail.com  250-304-8920

Boundary:           Dana Bedard    dana.coinations@gmail.com      250-444-9595

Address / Contact Info

Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS) Main Office
1801 Connors Road Castlegar, BCV1N 3N9
Executive Director : Kris Salikin

Phone Numbers

Kris Salikin, Executive Director: (250) 231-4968

Web Links

Service Details

Languages spokenEnglish

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This program was last updated on: 20 May 2021.