Jordan’s Principle Service Coordination

The Okanagan Nation Alliance is working to implement Jordan’s Principle by offering Enhanced Service Coordination throughout the Syilx Territory; it strives to improve access to health, social and educational supports and services for First Nation’s children and families.

Jordan’s Principle is about ensuring First Nations Children receive the services they need when they need them.

Advantages of accessing Jordan’s principle Service Coordination with the ONA:

  • Reduce stress of navigating service systems with Jordan’s Principle applications
  • Link families to provincial and federal resources
  • Work Collaboratively with service providers
  • Advocate for the children, their families and communities
  • Support the family in telling their story
  • Provide assistance to families with any appeal processes

Examples of Requests in areas of Health, Education, and Social Supports:

  • mental health services
  • assessments and screenings
  • medical supplies and equipment
  • educational supports
  • assisted technology and electronics
  • respite care
  • support programs

ONA Jordans-Principle-Fact-Sheet

ONA-Jordans-Principle-Flowchart

Jordan’s Principle Video

Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger // TVO Doc

 

For more information, please contact:

North Okanagan
E: jordans.principle2@syilx.org
T: 250 869 4579

Central Okanagan
E: jordans.principle1@syilx.org
T: 250 869 6391

South Okanagan
E: jordans.principle3@syilx.org
T: 250 681 3982