Tansi ᑕᐣᓯ

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Tansi Friendship Centre provides free health and social programs to meet the needs of Native and non-Native people either coming to, or currently living in Chetwynd, BC and our surrounding communities.

Our weekly, year-round services include a food bank, free hot lunches, elder’s gatherings and mental health/addictions counselling, family support, youth activities including preschool and daycare, employment, life skills, and training, and health and housing assistance. Tansi also provides cultural programs and hosts various community action and awareness events throughout the year.

Board of Directors

  • Hank Calliou, President
  • Mike Podoleki, Vice-President
  • Dianne Paquette, Treasurer
  • Fiona Groves, Secretary
  • Yvonne Paquette, Elder Director
  • Ethan Cameron, Youth Director
  • Valerie Cardinal, Director
  • Rutanya Cardinal, Director

Join Our Team!

Join us on September 30th at the Royal Canadian Legion to recognize and honor those impacted by the residential school system. Featuring traditional drumming, a mural unveiling, and a special gathering. Wear orange. Elders: Please call (250) 788-2996 by the 27th for transportation needs.

Join the Tansi Friendship Centre team in Chetwynd, BC as a Youth Outreach Worker! Engage and support community youth aged 13-18, focusing on outdoor activities, life skills training, and self-care. We value collaboration, empowerment, and advocacy. Start ASAP. Priority given to applicants identifying as Indigenous.

Volunteers Needed!

Six reasons to volunteer: 1️⃣ Volunteering helps counteract the effects of stress, anger, and anxiety. 2️⃣ Volunteering combats depression. 3️⃣ Volunteering makes you happy (and us too!). 4️⃣ Volunteering increases …