As an organization, we are often a first point of contact for Indigenous people seeking services and supports. To this end, we are working to build a continuum of care for people from birth to death and welcome feedback and guidance from our members on new programs and new roads we should take.
FRAFCA - All Nations Youth Safe House (ANYSH)
ANYSH offers a 30-day home-like space that is safe, comfortable and caring when youth ages 16-18 are enduring times of hardship. ANYSH is staffed 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, even Christmas and New Year’s. Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth are welcomed. Self-referrals welcomed.
FRAFCA - Indigenous Youth Urgent Needs Worker
Provides outreach support to vulnerable youth age 16-24 years who are at risk of becoming street-entrenched.
FRAFCA - First Response Youth Addictions Outreach Program
In partnership with Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS), this program provides outreach services to at-risk, vulnerable youth under the age of 19, who may be at high risk for substance use, overdose, and homelessness.
FRAFCA - All Nations Evictions Specialist
A pilot program that provides support to anyone experiencing an eviction. We have financial assistance to help remove a 10-day eviction notice. We also can provide support and resources for learning the “how & what” to do once you receive an eviction notice.
FRAFCA - Aboriginal Homeless Prevention Program
Provides support to Aboriginal individuals and families who are at risk of becoming homeless. Program services include: rental subsidies; assistance with housing applications; cultural and community referrals; assistance with applying for income supports.
FRAFCA - Indigenous Reaching Home Outreach Program
Works with individuals who are experiencing homelessness and face barriers such as mental health, addictions or exiting correctional facilities. The goal of this program is to provide intense support services to help individuals reach their housing goals.Program services include: housing crisis/emergency needs grants; assistance with housing applications; housing start-up kits; ID obtainment; wellness plans; Ready to Rent workshops.
FRAFCA - Aboriginal Housing Outreach Program
Supports clients who are experiencing homelessness. The goal of the program to support individuals or families in meeting their basic needs. Program services include: assistance with accessing shelters, transitional and second stage housing; cultural and community referrals; housing start-up assistance; assistance with applying for income supports.
FRAFCA - Ministry of Social Development Community Integration Worker
The Integration Worker supports with applications for Income Assistance and disability status, and helps people navigate the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction’s services and programs.
FRAFCA - Indigenous Youth Outreach & Empowerment Team
Working in collaboration with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) High-Risk Youth Team, the Indigenous Youth Outreach & Empowerment Team (IYOET) provides street outreach services and weekly 1-1 support to youth 13-18 years old who are, or are at risk of becoming, street-entrenched or who have already engaged in high-risk behaviour.
FRAFCA - Indigenous Youth Connections Program
The Indigenous Youth Connections Program aims to assist urban Indigenous youth age 15-24 explore their full potential and develop strategies for personal growth, which in turn, enhances their ability to successfully integrate into education, employment, and community opportunities.
FRAFCA - Indigenous Harm Reduction Outreach and Counselling Program
This program recognizes that healing, learning, and growth are a process, and that community members need access to clean harm reduction supplies, naloxone, and support to reduce rates of blood-borne infections and overdose.
FRAFCA - Traditional Elder Counselling
Elders are integrated throughout all FRAFCA programming. Families who would benefit from extra support may access elders for 1-on-1 spiritual guidance, support and counselling. Elders connect individuals and families with traditional medicines and healing modalities.