We are Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society

Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society (KKCFSS) supports all Aboriginal children and family living in the Ktunaxa Traditional Territory in a culturally relevant manner. We believe in a holistic approach and offer a range of variety of services to children and families in our communities.

We serve five First Nations communities in ʔamakʔis Ktunaxa

KKCFSS provides services to Ktunaxa, First Nations, Inuit and Métis urban and on-reserve populations within the ʔamakʔis Ktunaxa (land of the Ktunaxa), including:

  • ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation (Windermere, BC);
  • ʔaq̓am
  • ʔa·kisk̓aqⱡiʔit (Cranbrook, BC);
  • yaqan nuʔkiy – Lower Kootenay Indian Band (Creston, BC);
  • ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit – Tobacco Plains Indian Band (Grasmere, BC).
  • kyaknuqǂiʔit – Shuswap Indian Band (Invermere, BC)
  • Métis Nation British Columbia

These services are provided at five KKCFSS locations in ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation, ʔaq̓am, yaqan nuʔkiy Lower Kootenay Indian Band, ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit – Tobacco Plains Indian Band and ʔa·kisk̓aqⱡiʔit – Cranbrook (Chief Joseph Centre). 

KKCFSS offers various programs to support families

Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society (KKCFSS) offers a variety of programs for early years, youth and parents. These programs develop a sense of connection and community for our clients, while rooted within Ktunaxa culture and tradition. Programs include horse therapy, youth hockey and early childhood development.

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