This program provides one on one counselling support services as well as groups in a culturally safe environment. In one on one sessions counsellors provide internal and external referrals, harm reduction support as well as holistic recovery based planning such as relapse prevention, treatment planning, connection to health supports, cultural connection and spiritual practise. Groups are offered in either a drop in setting or in closed group, this depends on the group running at the time. The program accepts self-referrals as well as community referrals. For further information please contact our Health Centre at 250 753 6578.
This program provides support to Aboriginal inmates at the Nanaimo Correctional Centre. Culturally sensitive one on one counselling, smudging circles and sweat lodges are available. Sentence planning, re-integration and parole planning and substance abuse referral services are also available. Please call 250-729-7725 for information.