Friends of the Family

Who Qualifies for Funding

  1. Support is given to families of children who have been incapacitated due to illness or an accident before their 19th birthday.
  2. Monetary aid is given for travel and accommodation for medical treatment, and covers that which is not supplied by other groups or agencies.
  3. The families being supported must live within the area; North to South - Meadow Creek/Argenta, Hwy 31 to Nelway; East to West - Balfour to Playmor junction, South Slocan, and everywhere in between. Also, children living outside these exact boundaries that are registered with a School District #8 school may be considered.
  4. An application must be completed and submitted to the foundation for every request for monetary aid. Emergency requests can be done by fax, email or phone.

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» Letter from NFOF Board Chair RE: Memberships

» Resources for Families

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