Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Traditional Wellness Counselor Services


Description
This program provides counseling, support, education and traditional Indigenous healing services to First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis and Inuit peoples and their families.

Alberta Health Services has a policy to allow spiritual ceremonies. Ask your healthcare provider, traditional wellness counselor or spiritual care services for more information.

Service includes:

  • smudges
  • Elder services
  • healing circles and formal ceremonial healing events

Traditional Wellness Counselors also gather traditional medicines, educate about ceremonial protocol, and are available to healthcare staff for consultation on a diverse range of Indigenous patient issues.

Key Provider: traditional wellness counselors
Eligibility
Yes, First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis, and Inuit peoples and their families.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-955-6600 (Central Registration)
Fax
403-955-6601
Web Site
https://www.ahs.ca/ihp
Email
indigenouswellnesscore@ahs.ca
Languages
Blackfoot; Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Lifts
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 5, 2022
Address
Facility is located one block south of 16 Ave (Trans Canada Highway).; 1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM