FRAFCA Indigenous Youth Group

Schedule

Cultural Youth Group: Monday’s from 5pm—8pm

*Resource Room:
Access to the resource room provides support with school work, resume writing, life skills, training and certificates, emotional support and much more. Youth will have access to one to one support with the coordinators of the program, as well as a peer support worker.

Meet our Staff!

Jeska Slater Young Warrior Project Coordinator

jeska.slater@frafca.org

Jeska Slater is one of the Youth Coordinators at FRAFCA.  She is a Nehiyah iskwew (Cree woman) whose family is from Ochekwi Sipi (Fisher River Cree Nation) in Manitoba.  Jeska has been working with youth for 8 years, her work combines traditional teachings and value systems with contemporary art like hip hop, graffiti and other unique elements to engage young people.  Her training includes Aboriginal Child and Youth Care Counseling, Trauma Informed Practice and Culture as Treatment.  

Currently Jeska is tasked with heading a committee to foster the creation of second stage housing for Indigenous youth leaving care in the Surrey area. Jeska wishes to honour her ancestry by empowering First Nations youth and highlighting the concept of Intergenerational Resilience, or the passing down of gifts, culture and personal wellness through our bloodlines. 

 

Funded By

bcaafc and Urban Partnerships