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Health & Wellness: Welcome


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Service and Programs


Family Support Worker

  • Services are contracted between 4 Bands

  • Check schedle with Skwlax Wellness receptionist 

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Psychological Counselling

Jane Wakefield

  • One on one, family and group counselling

  • Consultation to staff and community

  • Trauma debriefing

  • 1 day/month, contact Skwlax Wellness receptionist for schedule

Doctor's Appointment

Nurse Practitioner

  • 3 days/month, check with the front desk

  • Primary health care outreach service from Interior Health Authority (IHA)

  • One on one appointments for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of health conditions

  • Referral to other health services

  • Liaise with health services and follow up as needed


Shuttle Bus Service

  • Transportation services for community members

  • Contact the front desk for schedule



Traditional Healing

  • Contact the front desk for details


Family Services Coordinator

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Chldren's Oral Health Program (COHI)

  • Provides dental health education and awareness with a focus on birth to 7 years of age including parents and caregivers

  • Assesses oral health, referral and follow up for children birth to 7 years of age

  • Provides a fluoride varnish program

  • Consults with Skwlax Wellness staff and community members on dental health

  • Contact Skwlax Wellness receptionist for schedule

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Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

  • Provides one on one counseling to children and youth from 5 - 18 years of age

  • Provides mental health assessments, referral and advocacy for children/youth and their families

  • Provides information and support to children, youth and families on mental health issues



Community Garden

Located next to the Skwlax Wellness Centre, the community garden provides fresh, nutritious produce and brings people together to share their plant knowledge.

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Head Start

This is one of our most popular services available. It’s made a big difference for many of our customers, and is provided with the highest level of excellence. With this service, we ensure all details are simple, seamless and handled in a timely manner. Whenever you work with Skwlax te Secwepemc
Little Shuswap Lake, you can trust that you’re in great hands.

Health & Wellness: Services

Health and Wellness Team


Desira John

Executive Director of Wellness

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Amy Tomma

Office Manager

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Team Member

Reception/Medical Office Assistant

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Nichelle King

Personal Care Aide (PT)

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Nichelle King

Data Clerk (PT)

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Financial Aid Worker (PT) - 2 days/week

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Dustin Tomma

Youth & Family Worker

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Kristina John

Community Health Representative
(PT, 3 days/week)

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Team Member

Social Development Director and Social Worker

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Addictions Support Worker

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Tina Brown

Public Health Nurse and Home Care Nurse

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Mandy Pozzobon

Family Services Coordinator

Health & Wellness: Team

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday

8:30am - 4:30pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm


8:00am - 3:00pm

Open during lunch hour

Phone: (250)679-3702

Fax (250)679-3742



#15-1528 Little Shuswap Lake Road

Chase, BC V0E 1M2

Health & Wellness: Opening Hours
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