Resource Links

Community Support
Resource Links

The Canadian government has many education programs and funding available to Aboriginal people. If you are interested in continuing education or starting a new business and are of Aboriginal descent, click on the programs listed below.

Educational Programs and Government Links

·         Aboriginal Banking Services

·         Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices

·         Assisted Living

·         Bold Eagle Program

·         Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program

·         Common Experience Payment (CEP)

·         Decedent Estates Program

·         Growth Capital for Aboriginal Business

·         Indian Registration and Band Lists

·         Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program

·         Living Estates Program

·         Non-Insured Health Benefits

·         Post-Secondary Student Support Program

·         University College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEP)

Other Helpful Resources

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves, call 24 hours a day to connect to a BC crisis line.

KUU-US Crisis Line Society
Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717 – Youth Line: 250-723-2040 – Adult Line: 250-723-4050
First Nations and Aboriginal specific 24/7 crisis line based in Port Alberni and serving the entire province.

Native Youth Crisis Hotline 1-877-209-1266
Answered by staff 24/7. Available throughout Canada and US.