FAST Program

THE FIRST NATION ACTION & SUPPORT  TEAM (FAST)  PROGRAM,

7700 Sik-e-dakh Road, Glen Vowell
B.C.

TEL:
(250) 842-5165

FAX:
(250) 842-2186

The  First Nation Action &  Support Team  (FAST) is administered  by Gitxsan Health Society to service the communities of Kispiox, Sik-e-dakh,  Gitanmaax,  Gitsegukla, Gitwangak,  Gitanyow, Hagwilget, Moricetown, Kitsumkalum, Kitselas, and Gitxaala.  

 

FAST Coordinator

Veronica Green

 

Wellness Task Force Coordinator

Melanie Angus

Please find attached the link to our updated Hazelton’s Community Directory for your review and use.   Feel free to share with your contacts, print copies and share in your community.  It is filled with all the programs and contact phone #’s for the many helping services in our area.  It also has healthy activities and information for wellness for all ages.

community directory 2015 copy

 

F A S T 

  Serving 12 First Nations: Gitanmaax Kispiox, Sik-e-dakh, Gitsegukla, Gtiwangak, Gitanyow, Hagwilget, Moricetown, Kitsumkalum, Kitselas Gitxaala and Haisla

What you can expect from FAST:

  • Follow-up contact if you have been to the hospital with suicidal thoughts or actions.
  • To provide support and/or assist with finding resources to ensure assistance for anyone who has been affected by the loss of a loved one thru suicide
  • Referral services to community programs and services
  • Set up and Co-ordinate Grief & Loss community Workshop
  • Set up and facilitate Through the Pain community Workshops

 

Help is available.  Please Reach out. Speak up.  You are not alone.

If you are in crisis, call 9-1-1 for help

Crisis line: 1 (888) 562-1214

More numbers to talk to someone:

Crisis Line: 1 (888) 784—2433     Teen Line: 1 (888) 564-8336

KUU-US Crisis Line Society First Nations and Aboriginal specific 24/7 crisis line based in Port Alberni and serving the entire province. Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717

Youth Line: 250-723-2040 – Adult Line: 250-723-4050.

Native Youth Crisis Hotline – 1-877-209-1266

Answered by staff 24/7. Available throughout Canada and US.

Youth in BC Visit www.youthinbc.com for youth resources or chat with a counsellor online.

You can also call 1-866-661-3311 (toll-free in BC) 24 hours a day.

 

“Embracing  life through suicide awareness and community empowerment”

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