Indigenous Wellness Core

Alberta Health Services - North Zone


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
780-891-3007
Fax
780-891-3784
Web Site
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/page11949.aspx
Email
irene.pirie@ahs.ca; IndigenousWellnessCore@ahs.ca
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: N/A
Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Main entrance and emergency entrance
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
August 18, 2022
Address
881 Mistassiniy Road
Wabasca, AB, T0G 2K0

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 to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM