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Lakes District Secondary
Counselling

Mrs. Dezamits (School Counsellor), Mrs. Brown (School Counsellor)

The counseling offices are located next to the main office.  Students are encouraged to stop by to see either Mrs. Dezamits or Mrs. Brown.  They can support you both academically and personally.

Counsellors organize liaison visits between students and post-secondary representatives as well as assist students with applications for financial aid (student loans, scholarships and bursaries) for their post-secondary education.  They counsel students regarding such things as academic progress, attendance and behaviour.  They will assist you in selecting appropriate courses and offer career counseling.

The counselors are always available for personal counseling and are prepared to help students in resolving special problems (e.g. with staff members, family, peers, self) as well as developing skills in making personal decisions and realizing their potential.  The counsellors will also help refer students to outside counseling agencies for additional support.

UNIVERSITY MATTERS

University Matters is a guide that will help you make good life choices in the transition from high school student to university student.  It guides you through the steps you need to take before the year starts, and on into the first few weeks of term.  Gain insight on a variety of academic, organizational and social skills to help you succeed in the first year, and thereafter.  Important halt matters are also addressed.

Visit http://www.universitymatters.ca/ for free helpful checklists and student budgeting spreadsheet.  University Matters is available at bookstores and online.

SCHOLARSHIPS

To find more information about available scholarships and bursaries, please click HERE.

  • comprehensive information on Canadian Scholarships and Awards
  • details on more than 40,000 scholarships and awards
  • $88 million in Scholarships available

http://www.scholarshipscanada.com/

student awards

This online database has the awards possibilities including government awards, entrance scholarships for post-secondary institutions, private industry and non-profit organizations and is searchable by school district, school type, career area and keyword or deadline date.

CanLearn

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/awards

http://www.bcawardsonline.org

​​LAKES DISTRICT COUNSELLING & SUPPORT SERVICES ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 970  Burns Lake, BC  V0J 1E0  Phone:  (250) 692-7577   Fax:  (250) 692-3936

  • Mental Health Counselling
  • Alcohol & Drug Counselling
  • Outreach to Youth Counsellor
  • Community Living Services
  • Seniors Transportation
  • Community Work Service – Youth
  • ISSY Workers
  • Group Facilitation
  • Shopping Addictions

CRISIS LINE 1-888-562-1214   TEEN CRISIS LINE (4 pm – 11 pm) 1-888-564-8336​

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685 Yellowhead Hwy
Box 3000
Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0
(250) 692-4231

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