Seabird College and Adult Education Programs run through Seabird Island Community School would see an astonishing success in First Nations education. Two years after its inception, Seabird College would lead 49 First Nations students to graduation.
Seabird Island’s Housing team would receive recognition from the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of British Columbia, receiving the Best Practices award.
Seabird Island’s Health & Social Development Department would begin their journey to accreditation and would also begin offering the Home Care Assistant Program in partnership with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. As well, the Health & Social Development Department would leave its 8 year partnership with Xyolhemeylh and join the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
The Aboriginal Practical Nursing students would begin their practicums and the College would begin offering the Health Care Assistant program in partnership with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.
The Seabird Dental Clinic would welcome 350 new clients, reaching a total of 2,800 patients and hire two new dentists.
12 social housing units were completed, 22 units were renovated, 1 fire destroyed house was rebuilt, we applied for 4 new housing units and 10 renovations. Over 50 families are currently on the waiting list
The Fire Department received 14 callouts to emergencies and has 18 active members.