What is the Youth Advisory Council?

The Kw’umut Lelum Youth Advisory Council (KLYAC) is made up of former and current youth in care between the ages of 18 and 24 from our nine Member Nations. The purpose of the KLYAC is to act as mentors to other youth transitioning into adulthood. The KLYAC also provides an opportunity for current and former youth in care to network with one another.  Read more


Kw'umut Lelum Applauds Ruling for Indigenous Children

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) today ruled that compensation should be awarded to First Nations children and youth, as well as parents and grandparents, for removals of children which were due to poverty, lack of housing, where all measures were not taken to keep them with their families and communities, or where children had to be put in care to access needed medical and therapeutic services. Read more


Legalization of Cannabis: What Caregivers Need to Know

With legalization of cannabis being implemented across Canada, Kw'umut Lelum wants our families and caregivers to understand what this means to child safety and to the safeguarding of our children in care. Read more



If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.






Kw'umut Lelum
is expanding


Beginning in September 2020, we will be servicing families of our Member Nations living off reserve in Duncan.


Snaw-Naw-As Family Gathering
Snaw-Naw-As Youth Centre, Lantzville  from 10:30am - 1:00pm See Details



Stz’uminus Family Gathering -

10:30am-1:00pm.  Kw'umut Lelum Office (5091 Jones Rd. Ladysmith).

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Snuneymuxw Family Gathering - 10:30am-1:00pm.  Kw'umut Lelum Office (5091 Jones Rd. Ladysmith)​.
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Kw'umut Lelum is a fully Delegated Aboriginal Agency (DAA) under the Child,
Family and Community Services Act.  


We  provide a continuum of services and programs to promote safe and healthy families from Early Childhood Education, to Guardianship and Residential "Le’lumilh" services.


Kw'umut Lelum is a full service family services agency dedicated to continuous quality improvement
and community involvement.