The Aboriginal Education Program at Revelstoke Secondary School and each elementary school supports students to achieve their full potential within the school system. The program promotes reconciliation among all students. For more information please contact the school district main office.
The purpose of the Aboriginal Friendship Society (AFS) is to raise awareness of, and work together to increase, knowledge of and support for Aboriginal people, heritage and culture within our community. It acts in friendship and is open to all people supportive of Aboriginal perspectives.
The Aboriginal Patient Navigator service assists Aboriginal patients with access to community services that enhance continuity of care and efficient use of resources. APN support services will assist or help with:
Understanding the hospital care system
Community & hospital linkage
Promoting access to community services
Provision of support for the patient, caregivers, and families
The Aboriginal Patient Navigator provides linkage within the local health areas and First Nation communities within the Interior Health region and provide support to Interior Health Aboriginal patients, caregivers, and their families while in the health-care system.
For both the Aboriginal patient and health-care provider, the APN will be a resource to assist in providing culturally sensitive health care.
The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is the first province-wide health authority of its kind in Canada. In 2013, the FNHA assumed the programs, services, and responsibilities formerly handled by Health Canada’s First Nations Inuit Health Branch – Pacific Region. Our vision is to transform the health and well-being of BC’s First Nations and Aboriginal people by dramatically changing healthcare for the better.
- Primary Health Care
- Children, Youth and Maternal Health
- Mental Health and Wellness
- Communicable Disease Control
- Environmental Health and Research
- First Nations Health Benefits
- eHealth and Telehealth
- Health and Wellness Planning
Health Infrastructure and Human Resources