Author: Tasha Olderness

Ktunaxa Nation Elder Engagement Session – Bill C92

KKCFSS is inviting all Ktunaxa Nation Elders to attend an engagement session regarding Bill C92 on March 9th and 10th, 2023 at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook. Honoraria and meals will be provided to those who attend. Please register with Chelsea Hollingshead (email OR call the office at 250.489.4563) by February 28th. If you […]

Considering becoming a Kinship Caregiver (Foster Parent)?

Have you ever thought about becoming a Kinship Caregiver (Foster Parent)? Come see the Kinship team at the Cranbrook Public Library on Wednesdays between 10am-noon leading up to Christmas. We can answer any questions you may have!

Jordan’s Principle Services Schedule

KKCFSS will now be offering Jordan’s Principle Services at the ʔaq’am Health and Wellness Centre on the following days: October 19, 2022November 2, 2022November 16, 2022December 14, 2022 Not sure what Jordan’s Principle Services are? Visit the following link to learn more!

Youth Advisory Committee Meeting – November 2, 2022 at 6PM MST

Are you a youth between the ages of 12 – 24 who wants to become Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) rep for Foundry East Kootenay?! Come join us for a YAC meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 6PM MST, either in person or over Zoom, to see what it’s all about! If interested, please contact […]

First Friday Dinners – Yaqan Nukiy (Creston, BC)

The KKCFSS staff invites you to attend free community dinners the first Friday of each month! Please join us at the LKB GYM (830 Simon Road) from 5 to 7pm. Everyone is welcome until the food runs out!

Ktunaxa ksukiǂwi·naʾtik 2022 Hunting Camp

Please contact Kara Whitehead (250.919.7597), Lindsey Whitehead (250919.8482), or KKCFSS (250.489.4563), to register for the 2022 Youth Hunting Camp taking place October 19 – 24th. Space is very limited so register right away!

Indigenous Children & Youth Hockey Camp

Do you know of any Indigenous children and youth from ʔakisq’nuk or Yaqan Nukiy who are interested in learning hockey skills? If so, please email Tasha Olderness at More details to come soon! Spread the word!