INDIGENOUS child& youth with support needs

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Our Indigenous CYSN Guide provides support and will be a primary contact for First Nations, Métis and Inuit families with children and youth with support needs from birth up to 19 years residing in Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge or as requested from Katzie First Nation members.
The ICYSN Guide will support them to access needed ICYSN programs and services.  This includes working in partnership with families, Ministry of Children and Families, and other providers of ICYSN programs and services to support an integrated and accessible range of programming that meets child, youth, and family needs.

Self-referrals accepted




Assist as requested by families with the development of plans that identify areas of focus for the child, family and/or neighbourhood settings



Provide information on service access and availability



Coordinate referrals to other CYSN providers, and ensure services are delivered in a proactive, responsive, and culturally appropriate manner

indigenous child and youth with suppport needs staff


Indigenous Child and Youth with Support Needs Guide



Farahnaz was born and raised in Iran and moved to BC with her family in 2015. She has a master’s degree in Women Studies and ECEA certificate from Pacific Rim College, Victoria, BC. She has dedicated her life to working with children and women from diverse cultures. She is extremely passionate about working with children and youth which is an inseparable part of her life. Working as an Indigenous Child and Youth with Support Needs Guide fulfills her dream of supporting the Indigenous community. She is a great communicator and believes all problems can be fixed through communication.  Fun fact about Farahnaz: she plays the piano, goes nature walking, and watches movies.




For more Information:

You can download our Referral Form, fill it out and fax it to us at (604) 458-0155 or email to Early Years Program Manager E:  Any questions please call or email our Early Years Program Manager P: (604) 458-0151