Adam North-Peigan, Director of Social Development & Health
pictred left to right, back row: Cindy Watson, Carole Patrick, Helen Campbell,
front row: Wendy Haines, Adam North Peigan, Nathan Willson
|131 N. Tsawwassen Dr.
|Phone (604) 948-5207
Fax (604) 943-9226
|SUMMARY||Any issue related to health and social issues are managed in this department, including;
Social Assistance, Elders programs, Community Policing, Community Health, Outreach Counselling, Recreation/Youth Programs,
Family Support & Justice.
Community Health and NNADAP (National Native Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program)
Both of these programs are for all residents of the Tsawwassen community. While the benefits for status and
CHR & NNADAP
The Community Health Program provides health service such as helping you get your medical card and
The NNADAP (National Native Alcohol Awareness Program) was developed to assist Native people who
The focus of this program is to meet your needs, and your input is greatly appreciated. If you have any
This program covers prescriptions, dental care, vision care for Status and Non-Status people on Social
If you are 18 years old and over, and are a Status Indian, you are allowed a new pair of glasses, (frames and lenses)
If you are under 18 years old, you may be entitled to a new pair of glasses every year. Medical Services will assist in
If you need help in getting to an appointment, please contact the band office, and we will try to assist you.
Ambulance coverage is free to Status Indians as long as you have B.C. medical coverage. If you receive an ambulance bill,
This area has undergone changes (as of January 1, 1996) that may affect your visits to the dentist.
Yearly maximum of four for those under 17 years and three for those under 7 years and older consisting of:
One half unit of polishing for those 17 and older, an two and a half units for those under 17; four units per year of
There are certain eligibility benefits and limitation for: diagnostic services, radiographs, laboratory tests, and
For Non-Status people on Social Assistance:
You and your dependants are entitled to dental visits, prescriptions and vision care. It is important that you apply for
For Non-Status community members:
You and your family members, (dependants) must be registered with B.C. Medical to ensure that your doctor’s visits, hospital