Government of Canada

Indigenous Services Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health


Description
A federal government program, which supports public health and health promotion for First Nations and Inuit peoples.

Provides public health and health promotion, which includes:

  • the Non-Insured Health Benefits program- which pays for dental, medical equipment and supplies, patient transportation, prescription medicine, vision fees, and other healthcare services and products not paid for by provincial or territorial health insurance plans, programs, or other forms of third party coverage
  • primary care services on reserves in remote, isolated areas where there are no provincial services available
  • funding of health centres, health stations, health offices, nursing stations, and treatment centres for the National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • access to healthcare services and other healthcare benefits for registered Indians or Inuit peoples
  • environmental health officers to keep water quality and resolve other environmental health issues
Eligibility
Yes, Registered Status Indians and Inuit.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, May be walk-in or by appointment.  Call for more information about the specific service needed.Referral Process: N/A

Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
403-292-6441
Telephone
403-292-5284 (24 hour referral line for Medical Transportation)
Fax
403-292-6154
Web Site
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/index-eng.php
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
September 5, 2014
Address
9911 Chula Boulevard
Tsuut'ina, AB, T0L 1W0
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