Tsartlip First Nation

Tsartlip First Nation

Contact Tsartlip First Nation

Website : www.tsartlip.com
Address:#3 Boat Ramp Road
Brentwood Bay, BC
V8M 1N9
Phone: 250-652-4473 ext: 208
Fax: 250-652-4525

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Manager Aboriginal Head Start


Infant-Toddler Program

10:15 – 12:00 pm, Wednesday mornings. This group is for parents/caregivers with children birth-three years old. It is designed to:
  • Support the early learning experiences of your child
  • Support you in your role as parent/caregiver
  • Give your child an opportunity to further develop his/her learning through exploration and play
We will have:
  • Light lunch together
  • Guest speakers invited monthly to support parent education
  • Circle time and reading time to support early literacy

After School Fun Program

3:15 – 4:15 pm, Thursday afternoon. This group is for parents/caregivers with children four - six years old.

  • Each group we will provide a fun, safe environment for your busy, curious child to expand his/her knowledge
  • We will offer a theme-based art activity, learning centres, book corner and learning through play.
  •  Participants can enjoy a light snack when they arrive.
  • A parent or responsible adult must remain with the child throughout the entire group.

Funded in part by Success By 6©


Family Cultural Program

1:30 – 3:00 pm (every other Friday, please check with us for the upcoming dates.

Everyone is welcome to attend this family friendly-program.

  • An experienced language teacher will offer SENCOTEN language instruction through songs, drumming and storytelling
  • Each group will have an art activity
  • We have snack for everyone to share. Parents/caregivers must remain with their child throughout the entire group.

Tsartlip Family Gardening Program

The Family Gardening Program is open to Tsartlip households – especially those with children. We assist families with the cost of soil, wood for raised beds, seeds, some transplants. Mentoring is provided through one-to-one home visits (with a community gardener). Education workshops are also provided to help gardeners hone their skills. Due to funding limitations, we will only take a limited number of households each season. Households must have: interest in learning, access to garden space and an outdoor water supply.

Funded in part by Success By 6©


Dental Hygiene Program
(COHI, Child Oral Health Initiative)

This program provides dental screening, fluoride varnish treatments, sealants, temporary fillings, education (about brushing), and referrals to local dentists for Expectant Mothers and children from birth to seven years old.

If you would like your child seen, please contact Alena Peters, COHI Aide (250-652-4473 x205) for the upcoming dates. The Hygienist visits us monthly and the Dental Therapist will visit our community regularly - depending on need.

Contact COHI

Contact: Alena Peters
COHI Aide
Phone: 250-652-4473 ext: 205


Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program

Maternal Nourishment component - The maternal nourishment program is open to Tsartlip moms who are expecting and those moms who are breastfeeding their babes (up to 12 months).

Please contact Mary Hayes at the Tsartlip Health Centre to learn more about what is offered through the CPNP Program.

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