Human Services

Connect with compassion and make a difference in the lives of others. Gain the communication skills, theoretical knowledge and practical skills to support children, adults and families in your community through community support and social justice.

Human Services

Human services workers help people through work in the community support, educational assistance, social services and behavior interventionism.

Social Services

Social services workers help individuals access services from agencies, including such as financial assistance, family support, mental health and other community-based programs.

The NIC Advantage

  • Community-based partnerships and research opportunities
  • Workplace practicums to build your professional network
  • Indigenous-informed curriculum
  • Transfer opportunities to Bachelor’s degrees in social work, education, and child/youth programs

Faculty Profiles

Kerri Lowery Mackenzie
Human Services

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Department News

Educational Assistant program coming to Port Hardy

NIC is expanding its Community Support/Educational Assistant Certificate program to Port Hardy.

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The program was fun but also very challenging. You’re learning how to walk alongside and support people who are experiencing different issues and situations that affect their lives. The instructors were very supportive and the practicums were rewarding and helpful in developing my skills and applying the theory and knowledge I was learning in class.

Rudi-Lee Canil
NIC Social Services diploma alumna