Awasisak Indigenous Health Program

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
This program aims to improve health status, outcomes, and services for indigenous infants, children, and youth and their families who require tertiary neonatal, pediatric, or outreach care.

Program objectives include:

  • ensuring that Stollery and Indigenous communities are part of the health care team, to work collaboratively and engage in ongoing resource mapping
  • providing the community and hospital health care providers the ability to assess, clarify, and identify resource availability within individual hospitals and communities
  • providing an effective, patient-centered approach for improving care to First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and communities through specific services
  • facilitating accessible, culturally safe, equitable health service delivery for all First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities and peoples

Affiliation: Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation
Key Provider: child and family coordinators, cultural advisors, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Referrals also by request support staff or families on nursing units or outpatient clinics.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-407-2313
Fax
780-407-6131
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, ramps, elevators and washrooms.
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
October 24, 2023
Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7

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


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:45 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:45 PM