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.
Access to Government Services & Benefits
For local help accessing government services and benefits, contact:
Child Care Resource & Referral
Support for: Affordable Child Care Benefit application support
P. (250) 837-6669
Community Connections Social Justice Advocate
Support for: disability, OAP, etc.
P. (250) 837-2920
Service BC Government Agent
Support for: provincial programs, driver’s licenses, BC Medical Services Plan, etc. Service BC agents can also print or distribute Ministry cheques, initiate client request for service (e.g. Income Assistance), scan information directly onto Ministry files, and answer general questions.
P. (250) 837-6981
Service Canada & other federal programs
Support for: income tax and Canada Revenue Agency, Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, Canada Student Loans, etc.
Wayne Stetski MP Service Desk
P. 1 (250) 417-2250
Camping, swimming, day use, hiking and other attractions. To book a camping spot, visit discovercamping.ca. Note that campsite reservations open 4 months prior to the date you wish to camp.
ArtFirst! Gallery features local and regional artists from within the Columbia Valley, many of which reside in Revelstoke. It has been operating for almost 10 years and offer high-calibre, professional work unique to Revelstoke and its surroundings. The talented, friendly artists operate the gallery collaboratively and work the shop on a daily basis. On average, 14-16 members showcase a large selection of original works including paintings, sculptures, jewelry, furniture, fashion items and pottery plus art prints and cards.
The RAC is the lead organization for Arts and Culture in Revelstoke, coordinating cultural events, supporting and presenting diverse arts and cultural programming for the benefit of the community, and connecting artists with resources and grant funding. Member organizations include the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre, Revelstoke Museum and Archives, Railway Museum, Forestry Museum, Performing Arts Centre, Theatre Company, Community Choir and Community Band. Highlights include the annual summer street music festival, Luna Festival, and much more.
Provides free one-to-one, confidential business counselling and assessment services to owners of existing small – medium sized businesses in the Columbia Basin, including social enterprises. To participate in the program, the business or social enterprise must be: headquartered in the Basin, actively conducting business and earning business income, and in compliance with all Canadian laws and regulations.