From January to June 2023,
we offer virtual admissions.
Our residential services
are suspended for that period.
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Please read our announcement about

Temporary suspension of residential services

Read more about the reasons for this decision

Next steps and resources

What does Walgwan mean?

The word means ''rainbow'' in the Mi’gmaq language and represents the diversity of our clients, the Nations we serve, and the approaches we take to help the youth along their healing journey.

Grief & Loss During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has cut off access to cultural practices and has exacerbated grief and loss within First Nations communities. Indigenous Knowledge and culture-based practices will support communities and families in addressing unresolved grief.

We invite you to share your thoughts in a survey to help identify guidance needed from Elders, Cultural Practitioners, and Youth. Results from this survey will guide the content for brief stories and teachings, presented in print, pdf, and video.

Please on the following link in order to access the survey: Grief-and-Loss

Our programs

Programs to help youth in their spiritual development and to create a safe and friendly space to promote well-being.

Therapeutic program

Divided into four phases, represented by animals that reflect the journey during a stay.

Prevention Program

Manage your accumulation of stress and emotions, develop tools to face challenges.

Cultural and Spiritual Components

Ceremonies, traditional and natural medicines, ethics and religion courses.

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