Embracing Life Programs
Our Wise Practice:
'ts'iium' - 'cultivating' our community through support and nurturing
Embracing Life Programming uses the strengths of our community to support community wellness and nurture the growth of safe connections within the community. Embracing Life promotes wellness by providing culturally grounded healthy teachings to root community in their culture and invites community members to share their knowledge and skills—promoting and strengthening connection to culture between generations.
- To deliver a culturally focused wellness programs while providing teachings and activities, awareness and educational workshops.
- To provide community members tools to live well (physically, spiritually, emotionally, and mentally) by providing teachings with regard to, healthy relationships, safety, and self-care
- To identify and promote a network of safe spaces for community members.
Embracing Life is located in our Youth Services Building
5408 Stolou Road, Duncan, B.C.
Phone: (250) 715-1160
Staff: Michelle Louie, Embracing Life Manager/Youth Services Manager
Phone: (250) 732-2168
Suicide Prevention Contacts
Kwun'atsustul Counselling: (250) 746-6184
Embracing Life Program: (250) 715-1160
KUU-US Crisis Line: 1-800-588-8717
Child/Youth Line: (250) 723-2040
Adult/Elder Line: (250) 723-4050
Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Suicide Prevention Resources
Youth Counselling Incentive Program
Access your school or family cousellor and receive a $15 Subway gift card after completing three sessions.
Need support getting connected to a counsellor? Embracing Life can help set up services.