FAQ

Department

Public Works & Housing

How do I apply for housing?

Visit https://okib.ca/departments/public-works-housing to download and print the OKIB Social Housing Policy and the Social Housing Application, or contact Tetku Coutlee, Housing Officer at 250‐542‐3444 or by email at Tetku.coutlee@okanagan.org

Education

How do I apply for Post Secondary funding?

Applications for Post Secondary funding are due April 30, 2016

For more information please contact Lacey Gregoire at 250-542-5094 

Administration

How do I contact a specific staff member or department?

Coming soon...

How do I contact the Chief and Council?

Contact Stacy Yow, Executive Assistant to Council, at 250-542-4328 ext. 210 or by email at stacy.yow@okanagan.org

How do I get a new status card?

Please contact our Membership Clerk at 250-542-5094 to book an appointment.

Appointments are available Thursdays and Fridays between 9:00am - 2:00pm 

The Membership Clerk's office is located at the OKIB Health building.

How do I register and apply for Indian Status?

Visit https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1309961406051/1309961679434 to download the Application For Registration of an Adult Under the Indian Act. Fill out the form electronically or print the form and fill out by hand. When finished print and mail the completed form to:

The Registrar

Indian Registration and Band Lists

Registration, Revenues and Band Governance Branch

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H4

How do I register my child for Indian Status?

Visit https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1309962245546/1309962379050 to download and print the Application for Registration of Child Under the Indian Act. Fill out the form electronically or print the form and fill out by hand. When finished print and mail the completed form to:

The Registrar

Indian Registration and Band Lists

Registration, Revenues and Band Governance Branch

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H4

What are the differences between accounts payable and accounts receivable?

Call accounts payable when you are expecting to be paid by the Band.

Call accounts receivable when you need to pay the Band.

Lands

How do I get permission to access Goose Lake?

Because of UXO’s you must contact Don Louis at the Public Works and Housing Department at 250-542-3444 for permission to go to Goose Lake

Community Services & Development

Updating Your Mailing Address

Contact the Membership Department at 250-542-3444 to update your address. Once you have updated your address with membership you will receive community engagement mail outs and Christmas cheque.

If you want to receive the Senk'lip News contact Communications at 250-542-4328, ext 211 or email communications@okanagan.org

Health

What are the fax numbers for the Health and Social Development departments?

The fax number for the Health building (upstairs) is 250-542-3083.

The fax number for Social Development and Training (downstairs in the Health building) is 250-549-4662