Following are links and contact information for Aboriginal programs on the Sunshine Coast.
Mem7iman Child Develoment Centre
Located in Sechelt, mem7iman Child Development Centre values creativity, community, culture and a strong connection with nature. Their Reggio Emilia inspired program uses emergent curriculum that honours our children as co-constructors of their own learning.
Aboriginal Families Pulling Together
This program’s goal is to provide cultural “building blocks” for First Nations families; incorporating Indigenous crafts, arts, and creativity; and creating learning opportunities for caregivers to support cultural practice at home.
Parent and child (under 6) drop-in with Aboriginal focused crafts, games and a lending library. Call for schedule.
Contact: Christina Donohue
604-886-2621 - email@example.com
Community kitchen for pregnant and new moms with children to 3 years - open to shíshálh Nation, aboriginal clients and friends to learn cooking skills and healthy eating for pregnancy, breastfeeding and raising young children. shíshálh Nation Health Nurse in attendance. Contact: Jan Stephens
604-885-9404 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Gibsons Aboriginal Family Gatherings
Partnership between Gibsons Community School and SD46 Aboriginal Programs and Services. Supplemented Pot Luck gathering for families. Friendship: cultural sharing, stories, songs and crafting. Contact: Christina Donohue
604-886-2621 or 604-885-8345 - email@example.com