Departments and programs
Working to eradicate poverty
instead of managing it
Kitsumkalum Social Development provides financial support to eligible adults and dependents living on-reserve who are unable to meet their basic needs.
The following programs are delivered on-reserve:
- Basic Needs
- Training Employment Support
- Special Needs
- Family Violence Prevention
- Guardian Financial Assistance
- Community Support Services
- Adult In-Home Care
- National Child Benefit Reinvestment
- Employment Initiatives, and
- Community Preventative Services
Programs & Services offered
The Kitsumkalum Social Development Program provides financial support to eligible adults and dependents living on-reserve who are unable to meet their basic needs.
The broad objectives of the Kitsumkalum Social Development Program are:
- To assist persons living on reserve in maintaining a basic standard of living
- To prevent dependency by developing individual and family strengths
- To assist recipients to access services that will enhance their ability to assume primary responsibility for their own affairs
The Kitsumkalum Social Development Program is governed by various Government of Canada authorities.
Links & Resources
Northwest Inter-Nation Family and Community Services Society
Northwest Intern-Nation Family and Community Services Society (NIFCS) manages custody and guardianship for children who have been permanently removed from their homes. They deliver this service to 9 First Nation communities including Kitsumkalum.
The information sheets below provide information on the various programs available to families and others who are trying to help children who have been apprehended by the Ministry and are in permanent care.
Questions regarding these programs or other items related to their services can be directed to the NIFCS office in Terrace at 250-638-0451 or Toll Free 1-888-310-3311.
More information regarding this organization can also be found on their website: www.nifcs.org .
Extended Family Program (EFP)
Child Out of Parental Home (COPH)
Kitsumkalum Spring Clean up — Garbage Bin/Bulky Item Pickup Update
by Health Reception | May 29, 2023 | Economic Development, Social Development, FAQs, Community Notice, Lands Department, News, Events
Thank you everyone for your patience with the 2023 Spring Clean initiative! There is a lot of garbage being disposed of, and there is a shortage of bins, so here are some important things to keep in mind. 1. Please don’t add more items when a bin is full.They will not...
SKEENA RIVER 2023 CREEL SURVEY: YOUTH JOB POSTING
by Health Reception | May 25, 2023 | Youth, Community Notice, Opportunity, Public Notice, News, Jobs & Opportunities, Students, Newsletter, Economic Development, Social Development, Training Opportunities
The Kitsumkalum Fish & Wildlife department will be operating a Skeena River Creel Survey during the 2023 season. Field data technicians will be needed to fill seasonal positions from late June to late August. Successful candidates will be contacted. Workplace...
Kitsumkalum Environment Lands and Referrals Stewardship Department Newsletter May 2023
by Health Reception | May 25, 2023 | Public Notice, LNG, News, Newsletter, Lands Department, Economic Development, Social Development, Referrals, Downloads, FAQs, Community Notice
KITSUMKALUM CONSULTATION, ENVIRONMENT, LANDS, AND REFERRALSCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTThe Kitsumkalum Consultation, Environment, Lands, and Referrals Team is sending out newsletters to inform you about some projects and activities within the Territory. With the ongoing boom...
Helping you get ready for new benefits and increased credit payments
by Health Reception | Nov 17, 2022 | Social Development, News
Helping you get ready for new benefits and increased credit payments. The Government of Canada has proposed new financial support measures to make life more affordable for Canadians. The proposed Canada Dental Benefit would provide financial support for...
Ksan Place Food Share
by KKCommunications | Dec 17, 2021 | News, Events, Health, Social Development, Volunteer, Family, Community, Calendar
Insurance vs Emergency Support Services
by KKCommunications | Sep 3, 2021 | Social Development, Housing, Community, Emergency Response
Download the full info. bulletin here >> https://kitsumkalum.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Insurance-vs-Emergency-Support-Services-3.pdf <<
Kitsumkalum Social Assistance
by KKCommunications | May 25, 2021 | Social Development
To all Kitsumkalum Social Assistance clients: In place of direct deposit, cheques will be issued in May and possibly June.
Kitsumkalum Social Assistance Clients
by KKCommunications | Mar 16, 2021 | Social Development
Please see Shirley Bolan at the Band Office to get your forms filled out.
Not Everyone is Eligible for CERB
by KKCommunications | Apr 29, 2020 | Emergency Operations Centre, News, Emergency Programs Coordinator, Health, Social Development, Finance, FAQs, Urgent, Community Notice, Community, Emergency Response
Not everyone is eligible for CERB and MAY have to repay benefits at a later date through other Government of Canada benefits such as Income Tax Refund, GST, etc. It is your responsibility to review the eligibility criteria online as you apply. Please review the...
COVID-19 Message From ISC BC Region April 21
by KKCommunications | Apr 24, 2020 | Youth, News, Elders, Community Notice, Emergency Response, Public Notice, Emergency Operations Centre, Education, Health, Family, Social Development, Students, Band Membership, Community, Finance, Newsletter, FAQs, News Feed, Culture
COVID-19 Message From ISC BC Region https://kitsumkalum.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/update25-ISC.pdf
Contact Info – Social Department
250-635-6177 ext. 103