Tl'azt'en Nation | Nezul Be Hunuyeh
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Nezul Be Hunuyeh

Our Vision
The safety and well being of Tl’azt’en and Nak’azdli children and youth is our guiding principle.  We will build trust with the communities by working towards the restoration and support of the traditional family and ensuring that children residing outside their home maintain connections to their family, identity, culture and community.  The communities will be empowered to carry forward the traditions of caring into the next generation and will be guided by the teaching of the Elders.
Nezul Be Hunuyeh is a Delegated Aboriginal Agency established in 2002 to provide Child and Family services to the communities of Tl’azt’en and Nak’azdli.  The  head office is located in Fort St James with  a satellite office located in Prince George to serve band members residing there.   The Agency is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the leadership at Tl’azt’en and Nak’azdli.  Some of the services  provided :
Support and information to families who are involved with MCFD
Assistance in the development and implementation ofsafety plans for childrenwhere MCFD is involved
Assist the Tl’azt’en Community Wellness Team  in supporting  families
Assistance  in identifying alternate caregivers for children when parents are not able to provide care
Attendance  at family court proceeding to provide support and information to families
Attending meetings with families  to ensure the voices of children and families are heard and considered
Advocating on behalf of children and families for services
Provision of information and referrals to community services
Advocating for visits between children in care and their families
Provision of Guardianship services to children in permanent care
Recruiting and supporting  foster homes
Providing in home parenting support and information through our Family Preservation Program
Ensuring cultural and family connections are maintained for children in care and/or adopted out
Working in collaboration and partnership with the Bands, MCFD and other social service agencies to ensure children are safe, families are supported and to build community capacity.
In addition to the services outlined above NBH hosts several community events, programs and activities including
Holiday Events including an annual Halloween Party at Eugene Joseph School
Winter and Spring Clothing Drives
Eagles Nest Program Wednesdays at Eugene Joseph School
Annual Apple Day – October
Annual Culture Camp in August for children in care/adopted out and their families
May Family Picnic  for children in care/adopted out and their families
Young Warriors Program for Youth in Care  (Prince George )
Training for non Carrier Caregivers
Foster Parent Appreciation Event
Community Breakfast Program – 1st Thursday of the Month Fort St James
Annual Welcome Baby Events
Monthly Lifebook (Scrapbooking ) Sessions for Children in Care
Training for community wellness teams
The staff at Nezul Be Hunuyeh are committed to ensuring children are safe, families are supported and communities are strong. Our name ,which was chosen by the Elders ,reminds us that caring for children is a sacred responsibility. Our team of service providers are dedicated to providing courteous and professional services to the children and families we serve. We welcome Tl’azt’en and Nak’azdli families to drop by our office at 700 Stewart Drive West in Fort St James or 1444 9th Ave in Prince George to find out more about the services and programs we provide.