(250) 847-5211

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Family Support Worker

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Family Support Worker

250-847-5211 Ext: 217

Email: mmiwg.support@dzelkant.com 

Gaylene Morris was welcomed by the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre as the MMIWG Support Worker in October 2020, bringing with her education in  Addictions, Mental health, and wellness, family violence and Indigenous studies.  Gaylene is of  Wet’suwet’en  descent, born and raised within the Bulkley Valley. 

Gaylene is able to reach out and connect with our community members to journey with them on difficult and sensitive issues. As the MMIWG Support Worker at the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre, Gaylene Morris works collaboratively with local service providers, government at the municipal and provincial level, and the justice system to further the Friendship Centre’s strategic goals for ensuring the families of MMIWG have access to resources. 

In this role, Gaylene assists families with the justice system, provides trauma informed counselling to the families of MMIWG, holds workshops with land-based healing techniques, and hosts events to spread awareness on MMIWG.