Ta na wa Ch’áwat ta Sx̱wéx̱wel
Squamish Valley Operations


Phone: 604-982-0332
Email: wellness@squamish.net

Yúustway provides community health programs and services. The team supports Members to access public and preventative health services and advocates for access to government and community health programs and services.

Phone: 604-982-0332
Email: wellness@squamish.net

Our Addictions Counsellors provide counselling and treatment referral services in North/West Vancouver and the Squamish Valley.

  • One-to-one counselling.
  • Support completing treatment assessment/referral/application forms.
  • Support coordinating travel to and from treatment.
  • Development of wellness plans including pre- and post-treatment care.
  • Provision of prevention and awareness information.
  • Support and coordination of community-based services (such as talking circles).

Health Benefits & Promotions Officer: Caroline Perrin
Office: 604-892-5166
Direct: 604-848-2207
Email: Caroline_Perrin@squamish.net

The Health Benefits Advocacy & Promotion team works to identify and build community specific health promotion and disease prevention programs and resources, provide advocacy and support to community members seeking to access health services, and advocate for national level policy change to improve overall health and access to funding for Indigenous People.

  • Provision of health prevention and awareness materials and information.
  • Provision of contact and program information related to Health Canada Non-Insured Health Benefits.
  • Support to complete Health Canada forms and applications.
  • Advocacy and support to follow up on various applications to Health Canada.
  • Management and administration of the Squamish Nation Health Project.
  • Support and coordination of medical transportation funding as per Health Canada policy and procedures.
  • Support and referral to other health services related to the provincial government, Vancouver Coastal Health, and other organizations.

Manager: Samantha Clarke
Phone: 604-982-0332
Email: home_care@squamish.net

The Home & Community Car team assists clients with activities of daily life including personal care tasks and homemaking. They also ensure that advanced medical/nursing care is provided by hospitals/long-term care facilities as required. The goal is to promote maximum independence and enhanced quality of life for care recipients by providing service that supplements and complements (but that does not replace) the care provided by families, friends and the community.

The holistic personal care and homemaking services offered include:

  • Assessing and monitoring health status
  • Bathing
  • Foot care
  • Grooming
  • Nutrition
  • Light housekeeping

Phone: 604-982-0332
Email: wellness@squamish.net

The Mental Health Intake Worker provides initial response and support in North/West Vancouver and Squamish Valley. Services include referrals to short-term crisis counselling, individual/couples/group counselling, alternative healing, and planning support in regards to mental health issues. Our goal is to ensure client safety as well as fair and equitable access to various programs and services.

Public Health Nurse: Elizabeth Grant
Phone: 604-815-3899
Email: Liz_Grant@squamish.net

Public Health Nurses provide community-based health services and information including:

  • Pre- and post-natal care.
  • Immunizations.
  • HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) prevention and awareness, and other sexual health information.
  • Flu clinics.
  • Communicable disease control.
  • Diabetes awareness and prevention.

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