Contact Information
Office Phone 250.763.4905
After Hours Phone 250.859.5461 or 250.859.1061
Fax 250.861.5514
E-Mail familysupport@kfs.bc.ca
Website www.kfs.bc.ca
CanadaHelps Donation Page www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/ki-low-na-friendship-society/
Primary Contact Danielle Essar, Family Support Worker; Phone: 250.763.4905 ext 303 * 250.859.1065; Email: familysupport@kfs.bc.ca
Alternate Contact Arnold Akachuk, Family Support Worker; Phone: 250.763.4905 ext 312 * 250.859.1061; Email: familysupport2@kfs.bc.ca
Primary Executive Edna Terbasket, Executive Director; Phone: 250.763.4905; Email: executivedirector@kfs.bc.ca
Alternate Executive Sheridan Terbasket, Family Assessment Worker; Phone: 250.763.4905 * 250.859.1060; Email: familyassessment@kfs.bc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Ki-Low-Na-Friendship-Society-170948922004/
Description & Services
Service Details - Assists and empowers urban Aboriginal families involved with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) 
- Attends investigations, family group conferences, safety planning meetings, and court to give input and support to the Aboriginal families involved 
- Works closely with the Family Support Workers and the A&D Counselling services, CAPC, AIDP Outreach and all other KFS programs to ensure the families receive the support and services they need in a culturally appropriate manner 
- Provides support for families involved, or at risk of being involved with the Ministry of Children and Family Development 
- Works cooperatively with families and the Ministry to support goals promoting child safety, parenting and lifeskills 
- Supports families emotionally and advocates for them 
- Connects families to other resources such as the health unit, legal aid, and the food bank
Hours Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Eligibility Families of all ages
How to Apply Contact the family assessment worker, the support workers or the administrative assistant to determine eligibility for this program
Cost None
Location
Address & Map
442 Leon Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6J3
 
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Located In Community Kelowna
Major Intersection Leon Ave and Ellis St
Other Details
Languages English