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Waachiyaah - Mačinu𐰘i - A-a-a sii em - Gilakas’la - Yá'át'ééh - Tatawâw Wa’tkwanonhwerá:ton’ - čačim hihak kw aa čεgǝθεꞌt θ ǝm - Tansi - Osiyo - Bozhoo Pjila’so - Tanyán yahipi - Nyoonust’i - HÓ𐰘ą - Nitáápiiwaanitapiiyi - čɛčɛhaθɛč
WACHIAY provides vital supports and services to ALL peoples of the Comox Valley
Wachiay delivers more than 40 programs, many are self-referred.
These services are available to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. We are an inclusive organization, and invite all in friendship.
The Centre employs 40+ staff, including full time, part-time and contract positions. Programs and services are delivered on-site in our 20,000 square foot facility.
Our Daycare provides a quality learning environment rooted in the community and cultures of our people.
We accomplish this by facilitating child led, play-based learning experiences that encompass the nine guiding principles of Aboriginal Head Start.
Toddler - 18 Months to Under 3 years
Pre-School - 3 to 5 years
Our social enterprises give back to the community.
We provide training and employment opportunities for youth and community members. Explore our social enterprises below and become a part of our journey.
For over 50 years AnnSew has provided alteration services throughout the Comox Valley Region.
We thank our customers who have supported us over the decades.
Our store on 6th street will be closed as of October 14th. Any items not collected will be available for pickup at the Wachiay Friendship Centre:
1625 Mcphee Ave in Courtenay.