Child & Family Services
Family Support Services & Family Preservation
Manager: Jared Van Somer
Working collaboratively with families and other resources, we deliver child safety, family support, and prevention services. We provide families with information on how to navigate our services, address potential child safety concerns, and outline our family wellness and reunification programs to assist them throughout their journey.
Our services, activities, and programming promote Sḵwx̱wú7mesh culture and traditional teachings and are for parents, caregivers, youth, and children. Through intensive one-on-one support, collaborative work with families and other professionals, education, group activities, and therapeutic interventions for community members, we can support families in every aspect of their journey.
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw History Book For Sale
We are excited to announce that tiná7 cht ti temíxw (We Come From This Land) will be published in early January 2024! The book is intended to be a snapshot – a collection of some of the multi-faceted stories and histories that are held by the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People and a starting point for future conversations.
Squamish Strong Protocol Agreements Signed
As a part of the celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the Amalgamation of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, we are pleased to announce the Nation is signing a Wa Iyí̓m ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Protocol Agreement with the City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, and the City of Vancouver respectively.
New Squamish Nation Residential Tenancy Regulations for Sen̓áḵw
Today, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw announces that the protections in the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Act (BCRTA) will be in place for the Sen̓áḵw development and for future on-reserve housing developments.