Aboriginal Head Start Day Care

We are a licensed full-day Urban Aboriginal Head Start program for up to 15 children, ages 3-5. 

Early Years


Ages 3 & 4

Little Crawlers

Up to 18 months

Parent & Tots

18 months +

Summer Day Camps

5 to 8 years old

Glowing Expectations

Pregnancy Outreach

DID YOU KNOW?! Kici-Awasimsak started operating in 2002.

Our Team

ECE Manager

Leatha Dowd

AHS Lead

Ashley Anderson

Senior ECE

Courtney Carrod

ECE Assistants

Charmaine Joseph
Heather Wallington
Violet Wood

AHS Cook

Destiny Calahasen

Did you know?! Kici-Awasimsak means "Our/Your Children"

sákihitók mina wicíhitók


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 our Pregnancy Outreach Group on August 14th for a DIY stretch mark cream workshop. Learn, create, and take home your own batch.

Join us for a mouthwatering Bannock and Bake Sale Fundraiser! Indulge in the flavors of freshly made bannock and homemade baked goods while supporting our community initiatives. Mark your calendars for July 21, 12pm onwards (until supplies last), and join us at address for this delicious event. Don't miss out on this opportunity to satisfy your taste buds and make a positive impact on our community!

Join Tansi Friendship Centre's 40th anniversary celebration and vote in our 2023 Annual General Meeting on August 16. Participate in electing key officer roles and be a part of shaping our future. Remember to renew or get your membership by August 1st.