The province says the funding will permit households and younger individuals in Doig River First Nation to entry early childhood and youth programming by the brand new Dane che’ adliih de’ kwa centre.
“Individuals in northern B.C. want entry to high quality psychological well being and addictions care near residence,” says Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Psychological Well being and Addictions, in a press release Thursday. “Working with our companions, individuals in northern communities will now profit from extra providers to higher assist them alongside their wellness journey.”
The province pledged $25 million earlier this yr to go in direction of well being, psychological well being and social providers in communities close to the LNG Canada and Coastal Gaslink tasks. The Northern Improvement Initiative Belief will distribute funding over the subsequent 5 years quarterly by a collection of intakes.
Funding will probably be obtainable by two streams going in direction of capital tasks and to extend capability for providers.
This system is now accepting functions for the subsequent spherical of funding to be introduced this summer season. Profitable tasks will probably be introduced quarterly till 2026.