Education, Employment & Training
Phone: 604-892-5166 (Squamish Valley)
Phone: 604-988-8807 (North Vancouver)
Senior Manager: Angie August
The Income Assistance team is tasked with the efficient administration of the Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) Income Assistance program. This program offers financial support to eligible on-reserve adults and their dependents who are unable to meet their basic needs, which may encompass covering the costs of essentials like food, clothing, as well as rent and utilities allowances.
The team assists Members living on-reserve to:
- Maintain a basic standard of living.
- Prevent dependency by developing individual and family strengths.
- Assist recipients to access services that will enhance their ability to assume primary responsibility for their own affairs.
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.