Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre started out as a coffee drop-in and recreation centre over 50 years ago and has grown into a large organization with multiple properties, nearly sixty programs and over eighty staff members.

News & Updates

New Playgroup starting October 2018

This is an open drop-in group for babies, toddlers and children up to 5 years old. This new group starts 10am Tuesdays in October at 421 Franklyn Street.   [read more]

2018 Fundraising Opportunities

Every year we approach members of the community to ask for help with support for our Christmas Hamper Program. There are a variety of ways to contribute to the 2018 Christmas Hamper Program.   [read more]

One hour 'Reading Room' at Childcare Centre

Introducing the new 'Reading Room' for babies and toddlers on Wednesdays from 9:30am to 10:30am.   [read more]

Childcare Centre Campaign

Fundraising continues in 2018 for our forthcoming Childcare Centre in Nanaimo. We accept cash donations (by cheque is fine of course) or items for future silent auctions. We can either pick up your donation or you can drop it off to us.   [read more]

Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre promotes justice, fairness and equality for Aboriginal people through a holistic approach to programming and services. Our philosophy is one that encompasses all people in the community who request our assistance.

"Spirituality must be at the core of all your work. The Spirits have the strength to meet the forces that will resist you. The Spirits have the strength to support you in the work you must do."

From the Elders