MIYOOPIMATISHIHK (WELLBEING) PROGRAM

About the Miyoopimatishihk (Wellbeing) Program

The Miyoopimatishihk (Wellbeing) Program was developed by Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) for families with Métis children birth to 8 years. Métis families can apply for and access services funded directly by MNBC.

Who may apply?

Any parent or guardian who cares for a Métis child birth to 8 years old, whether they are an MNBC citizen or self-identify. “Métis means a person who self-identifies as Métis, is of historic Métis Nation Ancestry, is distinct from other Aboriginal Peoples & is accepted by the Métis Nation.” The child must be enrolled in the Métis Family Connections Program.

What can you apply for?

There are a range of expenses that may be eligible. Expenses generally fall into one of three categories:
· health supports and services
· social supports and services
· education supports and services
MNBC recognizes that some children may require multiple supports and services from any combination of the three categories. Please contact us to discuss your child’s needs.

Before you apply you will need

·Child’s name & birthdate
·Parent/legal guardian name & contact info
·The product, service or support needed
·How often product/service/support will be needed
·Copies of related information, as applicable
·A copy of the child’s birth certificate
·A copy of the parent/legal guardian’s picture ID

Additional Information

Application Checklist PDF

Wellbeing Program FAQ

Wellbeing Brochure

Ready to apply?

To apply today please fill out the form below or if you need support or information, please contact us at metisearlyyears@mnbc.ca or 1-800-940-1150

Wellbeing Program

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