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Welcome to the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres

The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada.   Located at 551 Chatham St, in Victoria BC, the BCAAFC is the umbrella association for 25 Friendship Centres throughout the Province of British Columbia.

Early Bird Registration  - $450 (deadline is May 18, 2016)

After May 18, 2016, the registration fee is $495.  Our online registration form will be available soon.  

To be placed on our list for updates please email:  Ezamardi@bcaafc.com

Visit our Facebook site @ www.facebook.com/IIECD

Gathering Our Voices
A National Aboriginal Youth Conference
March 21 - 24, 2016, Victoria, BC

Conference registration is subscribed. Please contact us to get on the wait-list.

Doulas for Aboriginal Families Grant program

The BC Association of Friendship Centres and First Nations Health Authority are proud to jointly offer funding to pay for prenatal, birthing and postpartum doula services for expectant Aboriginal mothers and families, living in BC (both on and off reserve).

This grant program provides up to $1000 of coverage for each pregnancy in a family.  


Education Support


Student Bursaries

The First Citizens Fund Student Bursary Program provides funding to students of Aboriginal ancestry to help support their post secondary education. It is funded by the Province of British Columbia and delivered by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres.  Read more...

Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP)

The Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP) provides financial assistance to eligible students towards the cost of their post-secondary education. Read more...

Contact Us

BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
551 Chatham St.
Victoria, BC, V8T 1E1 Canada
Phone: (250) 388-5522
Fax: (250) 388-5502
a scent-free office.
Good sense is no scents.