Hiiye’yu Lelum (House of Frienship) Society

Hiiye’yu Lelum (House of Frienship) Society
ORGANIZATION NAME: Hiiye’yu Lelum (House of Frienship) Society

To promote Wellness and Unity Hiiye’yu Lelum (House of Friendship) Society addresses the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal people by providing holistic programs and services


Originally named the Valley Native Friendship Centre (VNFC), the Society was established in 1975 in Duncan, B.C.  Members of the local community, particularly Cowichan Band Chief  Dennis Alphonse, Duncan Mayor Mike Coleman and initial Board President Alfie McDames, saw a need for a cultural bridge between the local Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities. Read More

  • To provide and cultural bridge between the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures in the Cowichan Valley.
  • To provide a central facility where counseling, information and referral services are provided and where meetings, educational and recreational activities may take place.
  • To provide opportunities for the development of Aboriginal leadership in the community.
  • To promote the well-being of Aboriginal people through program development.
Phone Number: 250-748-2242
Business Address: #106 – 5462 Trans Canada Hwy., Duncan, BC
Postal Code: V9L 3Y2