BC Association of Aboriginal
Friendship Centres

The BCAAFC is the umbrella organization for the Friendship Centres across BC.

BC Friendship Centres work to promote, develop and deliver accessible programs and services that support Indigenous peoples living in urban areas and away from home to achieve their vision of health, wellness and prosperity.

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BC Friendship Centres partner with TELUS to provide mobile phones to Indigenous women and girls to support access to anti-violence services

PDF of Media Release October 4, 2021 – Friendship Centre organizations across BC will be distributing mobile phones to Indigenous women and girls who otherwise would not have access to cellular communication. Increasing accessibility to mobile communication is one part of BC Friendship Centres’ strategy to prevent violence against Indigenous women and girls and improve […]

BCAAFC Board of Directors

Newly Elected BCAAFC Board Members as of September 25, 2021: Dr. Sharon McIvor, President (Conayt Friendship Society) Elijah Mack, Vice President (Conayt Friendship Society) Calvin Albright, Secretary/Treasurer (Kermode Friendship Society) Diana Charlie, Youth Representative (Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre Society) Matthew Baran, Director (Ooknakane Friendship Centre) Fabian Alexis, Director (North Okanagan Friendship Centre Society) Tami Omeasoo, […]

Statement in Support of Healthcare Workers and Patients Accessing Care

PDF of Statement September 13, 2021 – The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) stands in solidarity with healthcare workers, and patients accessing care. BCAAFC believes in our inherent collective responsibility to take care of one another. We ask that those choosing to protest outside hospitals fully consider the harmful impacts of their actions […]