Indigenous Wellness Core

Alberta Health Services - North Zone

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Description
This program partners with Indigenous peoples, communities and key stakeholders to provide accessible, culturally appropriate health services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

This program:

  • supports cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • help navigate patients through the healthcare system
  • referrals to addiction and mental health supports
  • monitors the health of the Indigenous population in northern Alberta

The program also:

  • helps Indigenous patients and families throughout their hospital stay
  • connects them to the health services and programs in their home communities
  • works within communities to create partnerships in areas of public health, prevention, promotion, and chronic disease management

Affiliation: Indigenous organizations and communities throughout Northern Alberta.
Key Provider: indigenous community health representatives, indigenous health liaisons
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. See locations for contact information.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
780-943-3058
Fax
780-943-2213
Web Site
https://www.ahs.ca/ihp
Email
IndigenousWellnessCore@ahs.ca
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: N/A
Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 18, 2022
Location
Fishing Lake Metis Settlement
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM