Elder Guidance & Support
The First Nations Health Consortium aims to continue building strong relationships with Elders within First Nation communities, engage in discussions to increase understanding of Jordan’s Principle, and work together to meet the needs of children and youth.
By strengthening these relationships through shared empathy of the needs for children,FNHC will provide guidance to elders with contacting the First Nations Health Consortium to initiate the Jordan’s Principle application for their grandchild’s needs, and can offer support with the process alongside the Regional Service Coordinators.
Meet Beatrice Little Mustache
Beatrice Little Mustache has been instrumental helping First Nations children and families with the First Nations Health Consortium since 2018. In her new role as a Specialized Service Coordinator, she will be enhancing the relationships with Elders in their own communities and engage in discussions to increase understanding of Jordan’s Principle.
She is an honoured Piikani Member and a resident of the Piikani Nation. Beatrice is a proud mother of five children, eight grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was employed with Provincial Child Protection for seventeen years, designated First Nation foster care for ten years and Band Designate seven years. She is currently a Board Chair for the Peigan Board of Education in Treaty 7.