Kwun'atsustul
Counselling Services
Contact Information
 
200 Cowichan Way
Duncan, B.C.  V9L6P4
Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday
Phone: 778-422-3122
Fax: 778-422-3125
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Kwun'atsustul Services

Kwun’atsustul means "hand in hand". Our services provide support to community members in a variety of ways.  Support is offered at the health centre or through home visits. Our counsellors provide immediate support in the case of an emergency as well as regular ongoing support. Our counsellors are professionally trained and are culturally respectful.
 
 
Kwun'atsustul offers the following support services:
  • Trauma-informed Counselling for adults, children, and families who are experiencing issues such as alcohol and drug addiction, grief and loss, trauma, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, bullying, violence, anger, separation, parenting, adoption, residential school and relationship issues.
  • Couples Counselling.
  • Family Counselling.
  • Emergency On Call Response for those in crisis.
  • Referral to treatment or other services.
  • Youth Counselling which includes: individual counselling teen peer support groups and community projects.
  • Suicide Prevention: Ts'its'uwatul'Siiye'yu - "People helping family and friends" In-house and outreach community prevention and intervention services.

Groups and Programs

Mens Warrior Group
Native Sobriety Group
Adult Support Group
 
Mondays
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Drop-in
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mondays
Elders Talking Circle
Taming The Lion
8 Week Co-Ed Program
 
Tuesdays
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
(Sept 11 - Oct 31)
 
 
Childminding subsidy available, transportation available. Dinner provided. Please call Nancy, Marnie, or John for assessment appointment at 778-422-3122
 
Tuesdays
HIR
Healing In Relationships
HIR - Women's Support Group
 
Mondays
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drop-in  
 
Transportation and child minding available - call before 9 am
 
 
 
Mondays
warrior group
Warriors
Men's Support Group
 
Thursdays
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drop-in
 
 
Talking circle on relevant topics - Snacks provided. Transportation provided to 200 Cowichan Way and back to Elder's Lunch. Call 778-422-3122 before 8:30 am to 
 
Thursdays
Elders Talking Circle
Elder's Talking Circle
Elder's Support Group
 
Tuesdays
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Drop-in
 
 
Transportation provided to 200 Cowichan Way and back to Elder's Lunch. Call 778-422-3122 before 8:30 am to arrange transportation 
 
Tuesdays

Our Kwun'atsustul Mental Health and Addictions Team

Cynthia Jamieson
Cynthia Jamieson
MSW
Brandi Keddell
Brandi Keddell
MA, CCC
Mellissa Craghtten
Mellissa Craghtten
BSW, RSW
Nancy James
Nancy James
BSW
Laura Elliott
Laura Elliott
BSW
John Harry
John Harry
BA
Marnie Elliott
Marnie Elliott
BA
Donna Johnny
Donna Johnny
BA
Arlene Jimmy
Arlene Jimmy
Reception