elder-counsellor_thumbElder & Counsellor In-Residence

The YAWC Elder and Counsellor In-Residence are available to listen and provide compassionate support in a manner that is friendly, inclusive, and strictly confidential.

Elder Joyce Smarch will share her stories, medicine from the land teachings, and traditional skills in ceremony, beadwork, and more. Certified Counsellor Maisie Smith will provide counselling support from a traditional and clinical perspective.

We invite Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse peoples in Yukon and Northern BC to contact the YAWC Elder & Counsellor In-Residence today.

Funding for this project is provied by the Canadian Red Cross and Employment and Social Development Canada.