About Us

Our Goals

Deliver community-based, culturally appropriate child and family programs to the ʔEsdilagh, Xeni Gwet’in, Tsideldel, Yunesit’in, Tl’esqox and Ulkatchot’en.
Deliver services from a prevention support and intervention orientation.
Provide services with a view of keeping families together.
Promote and facilitate healing.
Promote and facilitate the holistic renewal and growth of the Tsilhqot’in and Ulkatchot’en Culture and Tradition and create a safe entry point for healing.

Our Philosophy

Denisiqi Services Society is based on the philosophy of families helping each other within the community. We as Aboriginal people are responsible for our future, and that means it is important for our children to have a safe, caring, and loving environment.

Our Purpose

To sustain, support and enhance family and community life, thereby maintaining children in their own home, or when necessary, seeking custom care families to care for the children.

Supported Communities

Tlesqox First Nations

(Toosey)
Tl'esqox or Toosey Indian Band is located 50 km west of Williams Lake on Highway 20 and as of September 2017 has 347 registered members. It covers 2582 hectares and includes 4 reserves; they are Baptiste Meadow 2, Toosey 1, Toosey 1A and Toosey 3. The band is part of the Tsilhqot'in language group.

Toosey is unique in that it is members with 2 Tribal Councils; The Tsilhqot'in National Government (TNG) and the Carrier Chilcotin Tribal Council (CCTC).

One of the most beautiful spots in the Tl'esqox area is Farwell Canyon. It is well worth the trip to see this beautiful creation of nature. Farwell Canyon is also home to BC largest sand dunes.

Tsideldel First Nations

(Redstone)
The Alexis Creek First Nation (Redstone) is a Band of Tsilhqot'in People situated at the Tsideldel Community. Tsideldel Community is located in the Cariboo Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) Central Interior District of B.C., Canada. The most populated is on Indian Reserve Flat No. 1 which is surrounded by other Indian Reserves like Redbrush, Puntzi Lake, and various meadow homesteads. An estimated 350 band members reside within the TsidDeldel Community and 340 band members reside off reserve. Currently, the reserve has a band office, health clinic, community culture center, and a federal school. There is also the Redstone Gas Bar just off of Highway 20 on the main reserve area. Attractions include the annual guided hunting camps, and frequent traditional hunting and fishing. The Alexis Creek First Nation is also affiliated in various business ventures like co-owning TsidDeldel Logging Industries, Crazy Horse Energy Drink, Eniyud Community Forests, and River West Forest Products.
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Ulkatcho First Nations

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Xeni Gwet'in First Nations

(Nemiah)
Xeni Gwet’in (Nemiah) is located 197 km west of Williams Lake and as of September 2017 has 440 registered members. It covers 1383 hectares; and services eight reserves. The band is part of the Tsilhqot’in linguistic group.

Xeni Gwet’in is truly a jewel in the heart of Chilcotin and sits on the banks of pristine Chilko Lake.

?Esdilagh First Nations

Alexandria
ʔEsdilagh (Alexandria) is located 110 km north of Williams Lake and as of September 2017 has 224 registered members. It covers 1142 hectares; and services thirteen reserves. The band is part of the Tsilhqot’in linguistic group.

ʔEsdilagh sits on the banks of the mighty Fraser River.

Yunesit'in First Nations

(Stone)
Yunesit’in (Stone) is located 103 km west of Williams Lake and as of May 2016 has 465 registered members. It covers 2146 hectares; and services five reserves. The band is part of the Tsilhqot’in linguistic group.
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Our Team

Admin Team

Christa Smith
Executive Director

Ext. 226
EMAIL CHRISTA
Dallas Harry
Executive Assistant
Ext. 247
EMAIL DALLAS
Paula Salter
Community Liaison  & Programs Manager
Ext. 230
EMAIL PAULA
Elaine Yablonski
Finance/Office Manager
Ext. 243
EMAIL ELAINE
Trinity Ratcliff
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 221
EMAIL TRINITY
Brent Dunlop 
Finance Clerk

Ext. 212
EMAIL BRENT
Cynthia Dick
Jordan's Principle Coordinator
Ext. TBA
EMAIL CYNTHIA
Hayley Guichon
Jordan's Principle Coordinator
Ext. TBA
EMAIL HAYLEY

Delegated Social Work

Storme Sandy
Delegated Services Team Manager
Ext. 258
EMAIL STORME
Jennifer May
Social Worker

Ext. 259
EMAIL JENNIFER
Jeanette Nelitz
Social Worker

Ext. 246
EMAIL JEANETTE
Bobbie-Jo Macnair
Social Worker
Ext. 244
EMAIL BOBBIE-JO
Crystal McDermott
Social Worker
Ext. 222
EMAIL TBA
Chelsea Canuel
Social Worker Assistant
Ext. 233
EMAIL CHELSEA
Florence Doxtator
Aboriginal Family Group Conference Coordinator
Ext. 223
EMAIL FLORENCE
Francy Elkins
Delegated Services Administrative Assistant
Ext. 227
EMAIL FRANCY
Yvonne Lowen
Family Support Worker – Ulkatcho
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EMAIL YVONNE

Family Care/ECD Team

Joan Charleyboy
Family Care/ECD Team Manager
Ext. 234
EMAIL JOAN
Grace Cahoose
Early Childhood Development Outreach


Ext. 237
EMAIL GRACE
Charlotte Frank
Aboriginal Infant Development Program Worker


Ext. 238
EMAIL CHARLOTTE
Candace LaFlamme
Aboriginal Supported Child Development Worker
Ext. 240
EMAIL CANDACE
Jenny Quilt
Aboriginal Infant Development Program/Aboriginal Supported Child Development Worker
Ext. 241
EMAIL JENNY

Outreach Team

Linda Bingham
Outreach Team Manager
Ext. 224
EMAIL LINDA
Tania Jeff 
Outreach Worker

Ext. 229
EMAIL TANIA
Shianne Sulin
Outreach Worker
Ext. 232
EMAIL SHIANNE
Angela Hare
Outreach Worker
Ext. 261
EMAIL ANGELA
Lane Spooner
Outreach Worker
Ext. 266
EMAIL LANE
Jimi Belleau-Wells
Outreach Worker
Ext. 266
EMAIL JIMI

Wellness Team

Crystal Wells
Wellness Team Manager
TBA
EMAIL CRYSTAL
Rita Meldrum
Outreach Worker

Ext. 231
EMAIL RITA
Bruce Baptiste
Restoring Balance Facilitator
Ext. 225
EMAIL BRUCE
Sheena Grover
Outreach Worker
Ext. 239
EMAIL SHEENA
Nicole Mack
Outreach Worker
Ext. 229
EMAIL NICOLE

Clinical Team

Dr. Cindi Saj
Clinical Director


Ext. 263
EMAIL CINDI
Shannon Stump
Outreach Worker
Ext. 242
EMAIL SHANNON
Carolyn Charleyboy
Child & Youth Counselor
Ext. 245
EMAIL CAROLYN
Carmen Mutschele
Child & Youth Counselor

Ext. 236
EMAIL CARMEN
Patti Boyd
Child & Youth Counselor
228
EMAIL PATTI

Board of Directors

Chief Francis Laceese
President
Tl’esqox
Chief Jimmy Lulua
Vice President
Xeni Gwet’in First Nation
Stella West
Director
Ulkatcho First Nation
Maryanne Boyd
Secretary/Treasurer
Tsideldel
Agnes Haller
Director
Yunesit’in Government
Thelma Stump
Director
ʔEsdilagh First Nations

Language and Culture

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
Email: administration@denisiqi.org
240B North Mackenzie Avenue 
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1N6
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The Jordan's Principle team would like to celebrate Jordan's birthday this Friday. For more information about Jordan's Principle contact Cynthia or Hayley at jordansprinciple@denisiqi.orgIn honour of Jordan River Anderson's birthday this Friday, the Caring Society is sharing our first film, Spirit Bear and Children Make History, for free until Sunday. The film is intended for all ages. buff.ly/3AATsgE ... See MoreSee Less

The Jordans Principle team would like to celebrate Jordans birthday this Friday. For more information about Jordans Principle contact Cynthia or Hayley at jordansprinciple@denisiqi.org
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