Children and Families

Lalum'utul' Smun'eem Child and Family Services

Lalum’utul’ Smun’eem exists to promote a healthy Cowichan Community and supports everyone having a voice. Our focus is on our precious gifts of children, families, elders and community while respecting tradition. We work towards achieving this vision from a place of growth, equality and strength.

Duty to Report
Under the Child and Family Services Act, anyone who believes a child may be in need of protection is required to report their concerns to a child welfare agency.

Community members have a duty to report their concerns in order to help protect children. The Agency does not disclose the identity of the person who provides information. The Agency is required to investigate your concerns and also to report back to you the outcome of their investigation.

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La'lum'utul' Smun'eem Advisory Committee Members required
Lalum'utul' Smun'eem Advisory require the following members:
One (1) Elder
One (1) Community member
One (1) Caregiver
One (1) Youth Representative (ages of 16-24)
If you are interested in a position please review our mandate, expectations and prerequisites prior to submitting your letter of intent.
Your letter of Intent should outline which position you are applying for along with a brief description of why you would like to join the committee.
The deadline for submissions is March 20, 2020 and all submissions will be brought forth to the current Advisory Committee for review.
Please feel free to drop off submissions in person at 5766 Allenby Road or you can email


5766 Allenby Road
Duncan, BC V9L 5J1

Ph: 250.746.1002
Fx: 250.746.7745