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Application Process

  1. Below is a guide to the Trauma-informed Mental Health Program application. Please read and gather any questions you have about the program and application process.
  2. Attend the Trauma-informed Mental Health Program Webinar and Q&A happening on Monday, July 10th at 1:00pm EST. To register for the webinar, visit: bit.ly/NAFC-MH
  3. Complete the application form by July 28th, 2023.
  4. Submit Applicaiton Form HERE.

Important Application Information

Please note that funding for this program is distributed through an application-based model, and we cannot guarantee funding for all PTAs and FCs. For detailed guidelines and eligibility criteria, please refer to the Trauma-informed Mental Health Support Program framework.

Friendship Centres in Alberta will receive funds from this program directly through ANFCA. **

Program Overview

NAFC was awarded funding to help support Friendship Centres increase capacity to provide and expand access to trauma-informed mental health and cultural support services. This funding can also be used to support mental wellness projects for Indian Residential School (IRS) survivors and the families of former students. Trauma-informed health supports can include a network of community-based, Indigenous health and cultural support providers consisting primarily of trained & trauma-informed


Save the date! Join the NAFC Programs Team for a webinar and Q&A on Monday, July 10th at 1:00 pm EST! To register for the webinar, visit https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkcO2rqzwvE9MxrYKQchxJE-3_SvBfcaCZ#/registration

For questions, please contact Jenna Chisholm, Program Coordinator at jchisholm@nafc.ca