Programs & Services
Animal Control Bylaw – SignedC
- Economic Development – Lake Cowichan First Nation is constantly looking at various ways in which they can succeed with sustainable economic development both within their traditional lands as well as through strategic partnerships.
- Education Support – Lake Cowichan First Nation values the advancement in education of its membership and sees education as a key source of removing barriers and ensuring that LCFN obtains the necessary tools to continue moving ahead.
- Social Development – Although Lake Cowichan First Nation pledges economic development, it also provides social support to those that are in need.
- Youth Programs – Lake Cowichan First Nation actively pursues funding and additional support for various youth and community programs that aim at involving our youth in multiple areas such as:
- Career Building
- Natural Resource Management – Lake Cowichan First Nation has recently begun to take more of an active role in the stewardship of the lands encompassing their traditional territory including efforts such as:
- Assisting the local hatchery in their efforts (i.e. fry salvage, fish counting, species identification, etc.)
- Working with local groups to protect the shoreline habitat
- Communication with local forestry companies in relation to activities within our traditional territory.
- Health Services – Lake Cowichan First Nation receives funds from Inter Tribal Health Authority to ensure various health services are available to its members. This includes:
- Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative funding that is aimed at prevention, awareness, and healthy eating.
- Drinking Water Safety funding that is used to conduct regular screening of the LCFN’s drinking water supply to ensure that harmful bacteria is not present.
- Having a Community Health Representative on staff to tend to the communities health needs and gather information to support the memberships needs.