The PAFNW Elders Advocacy program promotes and encourages health and well being for Indigenous Elders (55+) in the Vancouver Coastal Health region of the lower mainland.

The Elders Advocate supports Indigenous Elders by:

  • Providing one to one services to Indigenous Elders 55 yrs + in the Vancouver region
  • Accompanies Elders to medical appointments
  • Ensure follow up appointments
  • Supports Elders in self advocacy
  • Assists Elders in connecting with existing agencies, services, process and government agencies

Contact Elders Advocate: Joan Delorme at 604 872 1849 or 604 338 3659

Joan can be reached by email at