"Advancing transformative change for the well-being of Métis children, youth and families"

White Buffalo Aboriginal & Metis Health Society

Contact Information:
517A Tranquille Road
Kamloops BC V2B 3H3

Ph: 250-554-1176
Fax: 250-554-1157

http://www.whitebuffalo.name/

Serving Aboriginal & Metis people in Kamloops and the surrounding areas.

Mission Statement:

To raise the health status of Aboriginal peoples by providing holistic health care which includes physical, emotional, spiritual and mental health provision for individual, family and community. White Buffalo Aboriginal Health society is a culturally based holistic health centre dedicated to balanced and healthy lifestyles. Programs and services support traditional Aboriginal values encompassing the connectedness of physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well-being.

Programs and Services:

Main Programs:

  • Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Wellness
  • Aboriginal Infant Development Program
  • Aboriginal Supported Child Development
  • Spirit Visions Health Empowerment
  • Aboriginal Suicide and Critical Incident Response Team (ASCIRT)
  • Gift Givers Family Empowerment Program
  • Affordable Recreation for Community Health (ARCH)
  • Primary Health Care Practitioner
  • Aboriginal Family Response Worker

Other Services:

  • School Supplies Program
  • Annual Events for National Aboriginal Day, Christmas
  • Christmas Hamper Program
  • Literacy & Reading Club
  • Community and Resource Bulletin Board
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Aboriginal Breakfast Club
  • Secwepemc Language Initiative
  • Grief and Loss Support Groups

Featured Resources

Proud to be Metis!: The Cultural Booklet we send to families is now available online!

MCCF Cultural Information Package: A collection of Metis cultural resources and information to support service delivery and planning for Metis children, youth and families.

MCCF Quality Assurance Framework: Continuous Quality Improvement for Métis Children and Family Services in British Columbia, March 2011

MCCF 2011 Provincial Catalogue:
A catalogue to provide immediate contact information about available services to assist the Métis communities, Métis families, Ministry and non-Ministry front line workers in supporting Metis people.