Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Wilp Si'satxw House of Purification Society

Grant ID:

Beyond IRS: A Treatment Program

Project Description:
The purpose of 'Beyond IRS: A treatment Program' is to deliver two 5-week treatment programs per year for five years to survivors of Indian Residential Schools (IRS) to heal the legacy of physical and sexual abuse in the residential school system.

The project team will implement a holistic approach which encompasses and balances contemporary and traditional therapeutic healing practices.

The project will also provide ongoing counselling services to Survivors and Intergenerationally Impacted individuals.

Start & End Dates:

March 31, 2010

AHF Contribution:

Primary Contact:

Mr. Vernon Smith
Executive Director
Tel: 250-849-5211
Fax: 250-849-5374

Organization Address:

P.O. Box 429 Kitwanga-Cedarvale Road
Kitwanga, BC V0J 2A0