Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre started out as a coffee drop-in and recreation centre over 50 years ago and has grown into a large organization with multiple properties, nearly sixty programs and over eighty staff members.

News & Updates

Christmas Hamper Program 2021

Every year we approach members of the community to ask for help with support for our Christmas Hamper Program. There are a variety of ways to contribute to the program.   [read more]

On-line Fundraiser for the Recreation Centre

Tillicum Lelum is fundraising for the Recreation Centre project with a Mother's Day Beauty Boutique Basket from Shoppers Drug Mart.   [read more]

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

As you might be aware, starting today, March 8th, the Health Authority will be launching their next immunization phase for COVID-19 vaccines.    [read more]

Parents Legal Centre Expansion

The Duncan Parents Legal Centre (the “PLC”) recently expanded its service area to include the Nanaimo, Ladysmith, and Parksville areas.   [read more]

Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre promotes justice, fairness and equality for Aboriginal people through a holistic approach to programming and services. Our philosophy is one that encompasses all people in the community who request our assistance.

"Spirituality must be at the core of all your work. The Spirits have the strength to meet the forces that will resist you. The Spirits have the strength to support you in the work you must do."

From the Elders

2020 Online Christmas Fundraiser
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