Through the Community Development Division (CDD), IRC assists individuals, families, and the communities to set goals and develop solutions to cultural, economic, social, and health challenges. CDD also works with other regional, territorial, and national organizations to identify, develop, and deliver programs that benefit Inuvialuit.
CDD's success is measured by helping Inuvialuit to achieve:
- Higher levels of educational attainment.
- Growing economic independence.
- Enhanced physical, mental and spiritual health.
- Increasing knowledge of Inuvialuit language and culture.
CDD's programs focus on:
- Income and employment (Employment and Training Division)
- Education and training (Inuvialuit Education Foundation)
- Health and well-being (National Health Initiatives, Community Wellness, Child Care Programs)
- Economic development (Inuvialuit CEDO)
- Culture, language, and traditions (Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre)
- Aboriginal Healing Foundation programs in the Inuvialuit communities (Aboriginal Healing Foundation)
- Mackenzie Gas Project Impact Funding Office (MGP Impact Funding Office)
- Health and the Environment in the ISR (Health and Environment)
- Inuit Research Advisor