Programs

Delegated Services

The areas of service covered under C4 Guardianship Services include those found in C3, as well as guardianship of children in the continuing custody of the Director. Practice standards for guardianship are similar to those for voluntary care in C3, but also include:

  • develop, monitor and review comprehensive plans of care for children in care,
  • legal documentation,
  • permanency planning for children in care,
  • prepare youth to transition for independence,
  • reportable circumstances,
  • ongoing monitoring of child's well-being while in care, and
  • quality care reviews.

The areas of service covered under Delegated C3 Voluntary Services include:

  • Support services for families
  • Voluntary care agreements for children, including temporary in-home care
  • Special needs agreements, including those for children in care on no fixed term

Family Care & Family Support Workers’ Program

The Family Care Manager works with, and provides support to, five (5) Family Support Workers who work with our Tsilhqot’in communities and one (1) who works with Ulkatcho.

The Family Support Workers work with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) social workers when there is a child protection concern and support families involved.


Aboriginal Family Group Conferencing

AFGC is a formal meeting where members of a child’s immediate family come together with extended family and members of the child’s community to develop a plan to keep the child safe—when a child protection social worker believes a child needs protection.


Early Childhood Development Program

Services that our program provides:

  • Group work with parents and mothers
  • Individual Education /Assessment Referrals
  • Personal Development
  • Issues effecting Aboriginal Children and Families
  • Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program
  • Aboriginal Infant Development Program

Nun Yaz Daycare

Nun Yaz Daycare offers care to children ranging in ages 2½ (30 months) to 5 years old.  We are licensed to provide care for 13 children.  

Open to all.  Subsidy rates apply to all.

Closed for the months of July and August.


Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health Program

The Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health Program includes a Team Leader, an Aboriginal Development Clinician, a Wellness Coordinator, a Child & Youth Counsellor, a Community Enrichment Worker, an Ulkatcho School Based Worker, and a Children's Outreach Worker providing mental health services to children and youth under the age of 19 who are experiencing emotional, psychological, behavioural, and / or psychiatric illness such as depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health Program services are culturally relevant, and focus on early intervention, family strengths, and community wellness.

The team also offers mental health and wellness education, consultation and support to community members, support workers, and other agencies involved in the care of Aboriginal children and youth.


Community Enrichment Program

The Community Enrichment Worker is available to deliver workshops in the Tsilhqot’in Communities, the Dakelh community of Ulkatcho, and in Williams Lake at Denisiqi. Please see below a list of workshops that are available:

  • Family Wellness Program
  • Pathways Program
  • Fun Friends

Denisiqi Services Society

Phone: (250) 392-6500

Toll Free: 1(877) 251-6566

Prevention & Support Fax: (250) 392-6501

Delegated Services Fax: (250) 392-6510

240B North Mackenzie Avenue

Williams Lake, BC  V2G 1N6

Email: administration@denisiqi.org

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