Have you considered becoming a Foster Home for your Nation?

For your Family group? If so, Usma Nuu-chah-nulth Family & Child Services is urgently seeking individuals and families to provide care for Nuu-chah-nulth children. Emergency, temporary & permanency are the types of care that we are seeking.

A Caregiver that will:

  • Be flexible and able to adapt to new situations
  • Capable of handling stressful situations, with the ability to use positive, strength based parenting to redirect & teach child/ren
  • Be able to work as part of a team, follow verbal/written direction, and follow standards
  • Demonstrated ability to provide affection, nurturing and guidance to children & youth
  • Communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain confidential records
  • Have a support network of family and/or peers
  • Willingness to learn new skills on a yearly basis

Complete screening process, which includes but not limited to:

  • Application Form- identify 3 references per applicant (work, family, friend)
  • Medical
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Consent for Prior Contact Check
  • Pre-Service Orientation
  • Home Study

For More information please contact a Resource social worker at 1-877-722-3232 or 250-724-3232