Aboriginal Programs Project (The) Research Initiative
Sponsored by the Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR), Western Economic Diversification Canada and Alberta Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. The Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR) initiated the Aboriginal Programs Project in 2002 as a way for its members to share the benefits of their experiences in working with Aboriginal communities. The ACR saw value in helping its members learn from the experience of other companies and organizations with respect to the types of programs and practices that have been successful, and the factors that have contributed to success.
Create and market a wide range of products, services and networks that help Indigenous people advance careers and organizations create inclusive workplaces that position them as employers-of-choice.
The Aboriginal Multi-Media Society is an Aboriginal communications society dedicated to serving the needs of Aboriginal people throughout Canada.Events are Aboriginal (First Nation, non-status, Métis and Inuit) and Native American they are open to people of all cultures.
The Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA) is a provincial, charitable organization that represents and provides support to 20 urban Aboriginal Friendship Centres located in Alberta. The mission of the ANFCA to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people in urban areas by supporting self-determined activities that encourage: the development of human and community resources; the improvement of socio-economic and physical conditions; better understanding and relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal citizens; and the enhancement of Aboriginal culture among Aboriginal people and the communities they reside in.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative organization of the First Nations in Canada. There are over 630 First Nation's communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat, is designed to present the views of the various First Nations through their leaders in areas such as: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, Economic Development, Education, Languages and Literacy, Health, Housing, Social Development, Justice, Taxation, Land Claims, Environment, and a whole array of issues that are of common concern which arise from time to time.
Responding to the needs of the Aboriginal community by providing a wide range of programs.
In Home Family Support
Traditional Parenting & Outreach
Youth Intervention Program
Phone (780) 477-6648
Web-based clearinghouse and network about the early childhood development (ECD) of First Nations, Inuit and Métis children.
Find Directory of Aboriginal Women’s Shelters and Transitional Housing Options.
Healing Journey – SKIT: An Aboriginal Youth’s Cry for Help
This powerful skit shows how hard it might be for a youth experiencing dating violence or abuse in a relationship to get help. For the entire skit, you can download it for personal use in PDF format
Health Canada is working with First Nations people and Inuit to improve their health. Together with First Nations and Inuit organizations and communities, they carry out many activities aimed at helping people stay healthy, and prevent chronic and contagious diseases.
Lethbridge (Serving All Alberta)
Serving all DFNA’s across Alberta, Saskatchewan, occasionally BC & NWT Aboriginal
Individual Service Plan
Legal (Serving All Region Except Region 5)
Provides programs to meet the needs of referral agents, youth,their families and communities. Working with at-risk youth. The Centres provide safe and nurturing homelike environments in rural settings.
Small Residential Group Care
Phone (780) 961-3200
PovNet provides online tools that facilitate communication, community and access to information around poverty-related issues in British Columbia and Canada
Articles News & Resources Aboriginal and First Nations
Spirit Keeper Youth Society addresses the escalation and growth of Aboriginal gangs.
By nurturing self-empowerment, and fostering healthy collaboration and communication the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY) strives to enrich the lives of all urban Aboriginal youth to ensure healthy future generations