The IRSSS has a wealth of experience delivering wellness and healing services to Indian Residential School survivors and intergenerational survivors throughout B.C. IRSSS provides essential services to residential school survivors, their families and to those dealing with intergenerational traumas. These impacts affect every family and every community across B.C. and Canada.

These services include:

  • Grief and Loss counselling
  • Crisis counselling
  • Trauma counseling
  • Clinical Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Alternative healing therapy
  • Energy Healing
  • Emotional support for people in the settlement process
  • Family and Group counseling
  • Basic Life Skills Coach
  • Educational workshops on a broad range of health issues
  • Traditional Healing Methods & Medicines
  • Traditional Foods Sourcing & Preparation

MANDATE OF IRSSS: “To assist First Nation Peoples in British Columbia to recognize and be holistically empowered form the primary and generational effect of the residential schools by supporting research, education, awareness, establishing partnerships and advocating for justice and healing. The Society assists survivors with counselling, court support, information, referrals, workshops and more.”