Child & Family Chiyaxw (Law) Project – Phase 1 Progress

Ayás Mén̓men is pleased to share their first progress update on the Child & Family Chiyaxw project!  The Squamish Nation Membership’s responses indicate a strong preference to have services delivered under the authority of our own Squamish laws and values.  The project team is proud to announce that on September 9, 2021, Council signed a Band Council Resolution for us to continue our work!  Offer your input to determine how […]

Hiy̓ám̓ Housing Home Loan Applications Now Open

The Hiy̓ám̓ Housing Home Loan program will provide eligible Members the opportunity to construct a single-family home on an existing Member-owned lot on Squamish Nation reserve lands.   This program will be administered by Hiy̓ám̓ ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Housing Society (Hiy̓ám̓ Housing) and aligns with the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw affordable housing strategy to “house all Members within a generation”.   For details on program eligibility, download the Program Guide and FAQ.  Download an […]

Squamish Valley Recreation – Fall Program Guide

Squamish Valley Recreation facilities are open and operating with modified activities based on BC Public Health guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Thank you for your continued patience and willingness to follow provincial health regulations while participating in our programs.  Download the Fall Program Guide.  To register or ask any questions, contact our office: Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Telephone: 604-892-5166 Email: 

Squamish Nation Assistance with Rent Program (SNARP)

The Squamish Nation Assistance with Rent Program (SNARP) provides eligible Squamish Nation tenants with rent support, and is part of a broader affordable housing strategy from Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). The program will be administered by Hiy̓ám̓ ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Housing Society (Hiy̓ám̓ Housing). For details on program eligibility download the Program Guide and FAQ. Update […]

Recreation Fall Program Guide 2021 Available

Recreation welcomes you back! As we are still navigating through the COVID-19 provincial restart plan, some modifications and restrictions based on BC health guidelines will remain in place. Thank you for your continued patience and willingness to follow provincial health regulations while participating in our programs. Download the Fall Program Guide To register or ask […]

Sheway̓ántsut (Growing Up) Group for Youth

Sheway̓ántsut (growing up) group is a 12-week program offered by Ayás Mén̓men Child & Family Services. Squamish Nation Youth have the opportunity to be grounded in Squamish Teachings while learning how to build inde-pendence, create connections in their community and gain essential life-skills to help support in their transition to adulthood. Topics to be covered […]

Registration Open for Upcoming Summer Activities

Ayás Méńmen Child & Family Services is pleased to open registration for several upcoming summer activities. Click on the links below to download the brochure for each program: 🌲 Camp Cha7elkwnech 🛶 K’ÁNATSUT T’UKW’ Mini Canoe Journey 🚲 Summer Bike & Scooter Safety Session If you have any questions, contact Hailey Jacobs at or […]

2021 Elk Hunt Draw Winners Announced

The 2021 Elk Hunt Draw winners have been announced. The winners will also be contacted directly. See the full list of tag winners here. Watch the recording of the draw here. If you have any questions related to wildlife policy, elk hunting, or hunting licensing, please contact the Elk Draw Administrator, Denise Jensen at or 604-998-0284.

Join Youth Certification Week – Final Week!

Are you a youth (14 -19) interested in learning some skills and getting certified for it? Join Youth Certification Week! You can make $300 for the week plus receive certification when you complete the training. Squamish Valley August 23 – 27, 2021 at Totem Hall1. Food Safety Certification (15 seats available)2. Super Host Certification (15 […]