Waycobah’s mission statement is “to Improve the Quality of Life and Well-Being of allcommunity members.” And with the success in housing and the education, and health infructructure, employment and Economic Development is the next goal for this growing community.
Waycobah is a beautiful community nestled in the foothills of the Whycocomagh and Skye Mountains overlooking the graceful waters of Whycocomagh Bay, adjacent to the village of Whycocomagh, approximately 58 kilometers from the Canso Causeway.
Waycobah officially became a recognized band in 1967, when after centralization people began moving back and rebuilding and applied to become its own reserve. There is a new P-12 school which teaches the 7-habits of highly effective people, a new state of the art Health Centre, RCMP station, volunteer Fire Department, Fitness Centre and a community owned gas station called Rod’s One Stop. The name “Waycobah” means “head of the waters”.