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Axis Family Resources Ltd.

Organization Details

Organization Region: 
Northern BC

Axis Family Resources Ltd. as a company was established in 2006, with the amalgamation of Cariboo – Chilcotin Family Resources Ltd. and North – Central Family Resources Ltd.  Cariboo – Chilcotin Family Resources Ltd. was founded in 1992, and so 2012 is our 20th Anniversary year!

Our company is an ever expanding community – based social service agency serving various regions throughout the North and Interior of British Columbia. Programs are funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Community Living British Columbia, Interior Health, Northern Health, Ministry of Justice and Autism BC. We also contract with various First Nations organizations in the Interior Region.
In 2003, 2007, 2009 and again in 2012 AXIS received a three year Accreditation with CARF International, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. AXIS continues to meet and exceed the standards set out by our funders and by CARF, in order to provide the highest possible quality of programming to the people we serve.
AXIS Family Resources Ltd. is a member of the Federation of Community Social Services of BC, and has partnerships with other agencies and organizations within each community where our programs exist.
Staff Members: 

Rick Gibson, President / Chairman

Maureen Gibson, Co – chair
Ann Smith, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 250-392-1000 ext 304
Shane Barr, Director of Administration
Phone: 250-392-1000 ext 306
Darcy Lazzarin, Director of Finance
Phone: 250-392-1000 ext 310
Tracy Johnson, Director of Operations / Business Development
Phone: 250-851-2947 ext 253
Brenda Wagner, Director of Human Resources
Phone: 250-851-2947 ext 225
La’Wanda Tazelaar, Regional Director (North)
Phone: 250-564-9064 ext 24
Trudy Annand, Regional Director (South)
Phone: 250-851-2947 ext 227