Early Years Centre
Early Years Worker
Jackie Maurer background is Metis/German originating from Colville nation and Salzburg Austria. Born and raised in Smithers BC and moved to Houston BC when she was 17 she has spent her whole life living in the Bulkley Valley.
She joined the Friendship Centre’s team in 2013. As a mother of a large blended family, Jackie understands the importance of healthy families, cultural connection and works hard to support families through her work in the community.
Jackie has studied in Aboriginal Focused Oriented Therapy and Complex trauma training and runs the Early Years program.
The Early Year’s program provides culturally appropriate programming for children and families, including weekly drop in programming, referrals, home visit support and one on one support to early years families in Houston and surrounding communities.