Paq’mi Nuq’yuk

Paq’mi Nuq’yuk is a Ktunaxa terms which means ‘to blossom or burst from the ground’, much like the development of a young child. We provide Aboriginal Early Year’s Services by way of self-referral to families with children ages 0-6, self-identifying as First Nations, Metis, or Inuit, living in the following areas: Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Invermere, Grasmere, Fernie (and surrounding Elk Valley area).

Aboriginal Supported Child Development Services (3-6 yrs)
1-800-489-4563 (toll free)
[email protected]


Child Services Parent Services

If this is a crisis

  • Call 911 or make your way to a hospital emergency
  • For 24-hour help, call: 1-888-353-CARE (2273) for the Crisis Line or 310-6789 for the Mental Health Crisis Line or 1-800 Suicide (1-800-784-2433) if you would like information, resources, or support during a suicide-related crisis for suicide-specific concerns